Tag: traffic offences

Cops round-up 10 drunk weekend drivers

Cops round-up 10 drunk weekend drivers

| 17/01/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): The police arrested another ten drivers this weekend in their ongoing traffic enforcement operations aimed at cutting the amount of drunks driving on the roads. Once again, several drivers were found to be behind the wheel while being well over the legal alcohol limit after committing traffic [...]

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Cops call out ‘unacceptable conduct’ of drivers

Cops call out ‘unacceptable conduct’ of drivers

| 03/01/2018 | 36 Comments
(CNS): With 55 drunk drivers arrested over the holiday period, the RCIPS has said it will continue the intensified enforcement operations in an effort to stop motorists who have been drinking from getting behind the wheel. There were several collisions over the New Year weekend, and though none were [...]

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Police chopper goes after drunk driver

Police chopper goes after drunk driver

| 22/12/2017 | 35 Comments
(CNS): The police helicopter landed on the beach in North Side yesterday evening in order to nab a drunk driver, the RCIPS said today in a press release. With drunk driving causing major concerns for the traffic unit, the police appear to be using everything they have got to clamp down this Christma [...]

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Police alarmed by number of drunks on road

Police alarmed by number of drunks on road

| 20/12/2017 | 45 Comments
(CNS): As the holiday season gets underway, the RCIPS says Cayman’s traffic troubles are already getting worse and over the past ten days enforcement has seen an increase in drunk drivers and motorists being caught breaking numerous road laws. There were 31 arrests during those ten days, 18 of [...]

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Ex top traffic cop charged in hit and run

Ex top traffic cop charged in hit and run

| 12/12/2017
(CNS): Inspector Adrian Barnett (53), the former chief of the RCIPS Traffic Management Unit, has been charged with a list of offences in connection with a hit-and-run on Crewe Road in June. Barnett, who lives in George Town, is facing charges of dangerous driving, driving whilst impaired, leaving th [...]

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Crashes, hit-and-runs and DUIs continue

Crashes, hit-and-runs and DUIs continue

| 04/12/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): With another 27 collisions over the weekend, including drunken smashes, out of control drivers and hit-and-runs, police were again raising concerns about rogue, drunk and unlicensed drivers on the roads. Following some of the smashes, several people landed in hospital, including a cyclist who [...]

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CoP: Strong-arm tactics won’t solve bike trouble

CoP: Strong-arm tactics won’t solve bike trouble

| 30/11/2017 | 124 Comments
(CNS): The police commissioner has warned that strong-arm tactics and enforcement will not solve the growing problem on Grand Cayman of illegal and dangerous motorbike activity. Derek Byrne released a statement Thursday about the events of last Sunday and said that the goal to curb the problem was [...]

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Cops adopt zero tolerance over Blue Spots

Cops adopt zero tolerance over Blue Spots

| 29/11/2017 | 68 Comments
(CNS): Police are clamping down on people who park in ‘Blue Spots’ designated for disabled drivers without the necessary permits. The special reserved parking slots can be used by people visibly displaying a disabled sign in their vehicle. “Able-bodied persons who park their vehic [...]

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Child in near-miss after car tries to pass school bus

Child in near-miss after car tries to pass school bus

| 27/11/2017 | 79 Comments
(CNS): Police say that a driver’s efforts to try to overtake a school bus on the inside resulted in a near miss with a child this week. On Tuesday, 21 November, on West Bay Road, a car attempted to pass the bus by going around the left side when it was letting off a student. […] [...]

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Traffic infractions cause cops continued concern

Traffic infractions cause cops continued concern

| 20/11/2017 | 42 Comments
(CNS): Police have once again highlighted the number of traffic infractions over the weekend, Friday to Sunday, with officers making multiple arrests on the roads, from driving without a licence to drunk drivers speeding and causing crashes. Six people were arrested on suspicion of DUI, two for driv [...]

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Cyclist seriously injured by suspect drunk driver

Cyclist seriously injured by suspect drunk driver

| 10/11/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): A cyclist was seriously injured Thursday evening in a collision with a vehicle near to the Butterfield Roundabout on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway in George Town in which a suspected drunk driver ended up in a five-car smash. Police were called to the scene at about 5:30pm yesterday and found [...]

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