Tag: speeding

Speed and drunks cause crashes

Speed and drunks cause crashes

| 16/09/2019 | 97 Comments

(CNS): Police Inspector Dwayne Jones, who is in charge of the Traffic and Road Policing Unit, has pointed to speeding and people getting behind the wheel drunk as the main causes of the significant number of crashes in Cayman. With six people having been killed on local roads so far this year and several critically […]

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77 road smashes in 10 days

77 road smashes in 10 days

| 11/07/2019 | 107 Comments

(CNS): Crashes and traffic offences continue to plague Cayman’s roads, with 77 reported smashes in the first ten days of July, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. The RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit said it is doing its best to enforce the law to maintain safety, but after 270 speeding tickets were […]

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Cops clock drivers doing over 80mph

Cops clock drivers doing over 80mph

| 07/03/2019 | 50 Comments

(CNS): Drivers are being warned by police to slow down after almost a hundred speeding tickets were issued last week. Some drivers were clocked doing more than 80mph, although the top speed anywhere in the Cayman Islands is 50mph. Officers from the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit conducted a series of traffic operations as part […]

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Cops say ignorance no excuse over illegal tint

Cops say ignorance no excuse over illegal tint

| 20/08/2018 | 76 Comments

(CNS): Traffic police issued 187 tickets for illegal tint last month as part of their ongoing efforts to clamp down on rogue drivers. After 28 tickets were issued for this offence in one day last week, police said that many people say they are unaware of the law regarding tint on windows, but that is no […]

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Traffic clampdown ‘new normal’, says senior cop

Traffic clampdown ‘new normal’, says senior cop

| 15/05/2018 | 62 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS is continuing its traffic enforcement operations and last week caught dozens of drivers breaking the law. Eleven drunk drivers were arrested, eight of them this past weekend alone, and 66 drivers were ticketed for speeding. Having reformed and now fully staffed the traffic unit, the police said they intend to continue clamping […]

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Traffic unit nets 32 drunks since start of month

Traffic unit nets 32 drunks since start of month

| 19/04/2018 | 47 Comments

(CNS): While enforcement efforts by the RCIPS Traffic Management Unit continues, drivers are still ignoring the rules of the road and police have already arrested 32 drivers this month for getting behind the wheel after drinking. More than half of the drunk drivers were nabbed during the last two weekends, with ten arrests between 6 and […]

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Cops dish out 341 speeding tickets in just one month

Cops dish out 341 speeding tickets in just one month

| 05/04/2018 | 112 Comments

(CNS): Traffic police issued 341 speeding tickets throughout March, 187 of them over the last two weeks of the month, following enforcement operations largely on the Linford Pierson and Esterley Tibbetts Highways. The RCIPS said that while both of these roads have top speed limits of 40mph, a few drivers have been caught doing as much […]

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Drivers step on the gas along Linford Pierson Highway

Drivers step on the gas along Linford Pierson Highway

| 09/02/2018 | 50 Comments

(CNS): Police say drivers are going too fast along the new parts of the Linford Pierson Highway, claiming they don’t know the speed limit because there are no road signs due to road construction being carried out on the highway. However, the RCIPS noted that there are, in fact, signs at both ends of the […]

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Drivers face licence loss over school zone speeding

Drivers face licence loss over school zone speeding

| 28/10/2015 | 28 Comments

(CNS): The penalties for speeding in a 15mph school zone when the lights are flashing will soon cost motorists their driver’s licence. Government has agreed to up the ante on the punishment, which is currently a fine of $200. The decision came following a private member’s motion brought by East End MLA Arden McLean in the […]

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