Tag: traffic offences

Road crashes more than doubled in 2017

Road crashes more than doubled in 2017

| 23/04/2018 | 25 Comments
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service recorded more than double the number of crashes on the roads in 2017 compared to the previous year, and although the number of fatal accidents dropped from seven to three, only one less person lost their lives compared to 2016. With 2,725 collisions, in [...]

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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 | 45 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 w [...]

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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 d [...]

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Cops target dump trucks and rogue drivers

Cops target dump trucks and rogue drivers

| 21/03/2018 | 57 Comments
(CNS): As police continue their traffic operations, they have been focusing over the last week on drivers in unsafe vehicles, especially dump trucks, and drunks behind the wheel. The RCIPS said officers have not only been working to “curtail road dangers” but also responding to complain [...]

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Cops keep up pressure on drunk drivers

Cops keep up pressure on drunk drivers

| 13/03/2018 | 17 Comments
(CNS): Over the last two weeks police have arrested 15 drivers for DUI and another ten people for other traffic related offences. Despite the recent spike in violent crime, traffic police have continued their efforts to reduce the number of drunk drivers on the roads. Six of the fifteen were arreste [...]

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Ex-top traffic cop fined $1,500 for drunken smash

Ex-top traffic cop fined $1,500 for drunken smash

| 02/03/2018 | 28 Comments
(CNS): Adrian Barnett, a former head of the RCIPS Traffic Management Unit, was fined $1,500 and lost his licence for one year after he was sentenced this week in connection with his recent driving conviction. Barnett pleaded guilty last month to dangerous driving, driving while impaired and leaving [...]

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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 e [...]

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Cops keep rounding up drunk drivers

Cops keep rounding up drunk drivers

| 06/02/2018 | 31 Comments
(CNS): Police believe the ongoing traffic enforcement crackdown is deterring drivers from drinking and driving, speeding and other violations. But these offences continue and over the past week officers have arrested eleven drunk drivers, one of whom was three times over the limit, and attended 66 r [...]

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Ex-traffic police boss admits drunken hit-and-run

Ex-traffic police boss admits drunken hit-and-run

| 29/01/2018 | 57 Comments
(CNS): The former head of the RCIPS traffic unit, Adrian Barnett (54), has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving, driving while impaired and leaving the scene of an accident in connection with a smash near the junctions of Linford Pierson Highway, Crewe Road and Shamrock Road last June. A charge of mi [...]

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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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