Tag: speeding

RCIPS nets 20+ drunk drivers in one month

RCIPS nets 20+ drunk drivers in one month

| 01/03/2021 | 29 Comments

(CNS): More than 20 drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol last month, with some being more than three times over the legal limit. Given the role that drinking plays in the significant number of smashes on Cayman’s roads every day, traffic officers said they are being extra vigilant during their patrols […]

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Driver in head-on smash arrested

Driver in head-on smash arrested

| 01/02/2021

(CNS): Police have arrested a 30-year-old man from George Town on suspicion of leaving the scene of an accident following a major smash on the West Bay Road on Sunday, 24 January. Officer were looking for the driver of a white Chevy Equinox for a week after he fled from the hospital in an attempt […]

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Cops hunt driver in head-on crash

Cops hunt driver in head-on crash

| 28/01/2021 | 39 Comments

(CNS): The police are appealing to the public to help them find a driver who fled from the hospital in an attempt to evade police, after causing a head-on collision when he drove on the wrong side of the road Sunday night. At around 8:15pm, the man, who was driving a white Chevy Equinox, drove […]

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68 speeders nabbed in targeted checks

68 speeders nabbed in targeted checks

| 26/01/2021 | 46 Comments

(CNS): Over the course of one week, from 18 to 22 January, police clocked 68 people for excessive speeding in traffic checks around the four school zones in the Eastern Districts. In response to community concerns about speeding and unsafe driving practices, officers targeted morning and early afternoon drivers and prosecuted 74 of them. As […]

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Crashes return as traffic increases

Crashes return as traffic increases

| 30/09/2020 | 75 Comments

(CNS): Road collisions in Cayman were back to pre-COVID levels this past week, the RCIPS has said. Between 20 and 27 September officers responded to over 50 reports of crashes, more than ten of them involving injuries. The traffic unit said the majority of these crashes were due to speeding and people driving under the […]

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Speeding fuels 2019 traffic trouble

Speeding fuels 2019 traffic trouble

| 11/06/2020 | 62 Comments

(CNS): The police issued 7,850 traffic tickets for various offences during 2019, compared to 7,525 the year before. But 40% of those tickets were for speeding, which continues to fuel Cayman’s traffic trouble. Officers doled out 3,094 tickets to drivers over the limit, a near 46% increase on 2018, and 88 of them were for […]

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Over 400 speeders clocked in two weeks

Over 400 speeders clocked in two weeks

| 01/06/2020 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Over the two week period between 15 and 29 May, police issued 404 speeding tickets. As traffic has begun to increase, police clocked some rogue drivers doing more than 100mph, even though the top speed anywhere in Cayman is only 50mph. Speaking at Friday’s COVID-19 briefing, Police Commissioner Derek Byrne said speeding drivers are […]

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Police dish out tickets to rogue drivers

Police dish out tickets to rogue drivers

| 09/05/2020 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Traffic cops issued 15 speeding tickets on Friday alone as they moved to clamp down on the increasing number of reckless drivers on the road, despite the COVID-19 curfew. And a cyclist became the latest person to be injured on local roads when he was hit by a jeep in Newlands, Friday morning. The […]

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Speed and drunks cause crashes

Speed and drunks cause crashes

| 16/09/2019 | 98 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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