Tag: traffic offences

Dodgy driving spikes again over holiday weekend

Dodgy driving spikes again over holiday weekend

| 16/06/2021 | 31 Comments

(CNS): As police continue Operation Quaker, the latest road safety campaign focusing on weekend driving, the holiday weekend saw an increase again in crashes and traffic offences after a decline during the previous regular weekend. Between 11 and 14 June, officers on Grand Cayman arrested 13 drunk drivers and issued around 60 tickets, mostly for […]

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Cops’ clampdown cuts crashes

Cops’ clampdown cuts crashes

| 09/06/2021 | 59 Comments

(CNS): Operation Quaker, an RCIPS campaign focused on traffic enforcement, is having results after just two weekends. Compared to the first weekend, when police began the clampdown on rogue drivers, the number of road smashes, drunk drivers and general traffic offences all fell during this second weekend. Police were called to just nine collisions between […]

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Traffic cops called to 20 crashes over weekend

Traffic cops called to 20 crashes over weekend

| 01/06/2021 | 35 Comments

(CNS): As a new police road safety campaign began this weekend, traffic officers were called to deal with twenty road collisions and issued over 30 tickets, mostly for speeding, and arrested nine people for drinking and driving. The RCIPS launched Operation Quaker on Friday, 28 May, in response to the recent road fatalities and serious […]

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Brac Police Station moves to Stake Bay

Brac Police Station moves to Stake Bay

| 31/05/2021 | 9 Comments

(CNS): The┬áCayman Brac Police Station has moved from its long-time location overlooking the Creek Dock to Stake Bay, opposite the District Administration Building. In a brief notice, the RCIPS said that as of┬áSaturday, 22 May, until further notice the station is located at Units 5 and 6 of the Kirkconnell Building, on Kirkconnell Street. The […]

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Operation Quaker targets bad weekend driving

Operation Quaker targets bad weekend driving

| 28/05/2021 | 131 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS is beginning a road safety and enforcement campaign this weekend to target the particularly bad driving at the weekends. Operation Quakers will focus on curbing reckless and dangerous driving when the worst incidents have been occurring. It will see an increased police presence and traffic enforcement during key hours, including speeding enforcement […]

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Fleeing driver faces long list of charges

Fleeing driver faces long list of charges

| 27/05/2021

(CNS): A 25-year-old man from Bodden Town was expected in court Thursday facing a long list of offences, including assaulting a police officer, after he left the scene of a road crash last week. In addition to the assault, he has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident, careless driving, use of an […]

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Traffic remains key issue for cops

Traffic remains key issue for cops

| 13/05/2021 | 66 Comments

(CNS): Poor behaviour by drivers as well as the amount of traffic on the roads that is fuelling the Cayman Islands’ high per capita crash rate will continue to be major issues for the police, senior RCIPS officers said at a press briefing Wednesday, when the annual statistics for road collisions, offences and fatalities in […]

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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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Driver 4x over limit stopped in wrong lane

Driver 4x over limit stopped in wrong lane

| 11/11/2020 | 52 Comments

(CNS): Police are once again urging drivers not to get behind the wheel when they have been drinking, after averting what could have been another tragic road smash this week. At 6:00 on Tuesday evening officers pulled over a driver who was driving in the wrong lane. Given his slurred speech and the strong smell […]

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Motorcyclist arrested over pedestrian’s death

Motorcyclist arrested over pedestrian’s death

| 10/11/2020

(CNS): A 26-year-old man from West Bay who was driving the motorcycle that struck and killed Chuck Elvis Ebanks (53), also from West Bay, on Saturday evening has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. Ebanks died after he was knocked down on Powell Smith Road at around 7:30pm, just hours after […]

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