Tag: traffic offences

Drivers fueling traffic trouble, say police

Drivers fueling traffic trouble, say police

| 01/11/2019 | 85 Comments

(CNS): Police who have been conducting traffic diversions during the morning and evening commute to and from the Eastern Districts said they have spotted a significant amount of poor and unsafe driving, which is fuelling traffic congestion. Police issued 330 speeding tickets in October and have caught drivers failing to pay attention to the road, […]

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Police battle rogue ‘brunch’ drivers

Police battle rogue ‘brunch’ drivers

| 17/10/2019 | 103 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS has said that it has received numerous complaints about rogue driving, which is increasing the current traffic chaos. The police also raised concerns yet again over drunk drivers, in particular, drivers who attend Sunday brunches, consuming “an exorbitant amount of alcoholic beverages” and then driving home. Drinking and driving is now a […]

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Cyclists and pedestrians suffer over bad driving

Cyclists and pedestrians suffer over bad driving

| 19/09/2019 | 50 Comments

(CNS): Royal Cayman Islands Police Service statistics show that 88 cyclists and pedestrians were hit by cars last year on local roads. Three people were killed and another 57 sustained injuries, many of them serious. Although police usually issue releases when a person is killed or badly hurt on the roads, many of these collisions […]

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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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Two cops assaulted in scuffle with driver

Two cops assaulted in scuffle with driver

| 15/08/2019

(CNS): A driver was arrested for resisting arrest and assaulting police after an incident that began when a wheel fell off his car right outside the Bodden Town Police Station. The RCIPS said that during the scuffle as the 20-year-old man resisted arrest, one of the officer’s fingers was broken and his arm was cut, […]

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Suspect in stabbing crashes into church

Suspect in stabbing crashes into church

| 29/07/2019

(CNS): Police have arrested a 24-year-old man from North Side on suspicion of wounding with intent, as well as a number of traffic-related offences, including drinking and driving, after he smashed his car into the church on Frank Sound Road early Monday morning. The man was believed to have been involved in a stabbing less […]

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Drunk truck driver smashes into wall

Drunk truck driver smashes into wall

| 25/07/2019

(CNS): The 28-year-old driver of a white Ford F-150 truck who careered into a wall and a chain-link fence belonging to two separate homes on Crewe Road late Thursday night was more than twice the legal alcohol limit, police have said. The single-vehicle crash happened around 11:20pm between Clarence Drive and Belmont Close in George […]

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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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Driver smashes into airport building

Driver smashes into airport building

| 08/07/2019

(CNS): The driver of a grey Porsche SUV landed in hospital Sunday night after he smashed the car into a building on the airport site. Police said the SUV exited the road and collided with the building on Owen Roberts Drive at around 10:00pm Friday, one of many road smashes on Grand Cayman this weekend. […]

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Police urge people to stop drunk driving

Police urge people to stop drunk driving

| 21/06/2019 | 45 Comments

(CNS): After around two dozen road smashes between Sunday and Thursday this week, the police are once again urging drivers not to get behind the wheel when they have been drinking alcohol and to pay more attention even when sober. Three people were arrested for driving under the influence this week and the RCIPS raised […]

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Motorcyclist injured, arrested after hitting pick-up

Motorcyclist injured, arrested after hitting pick-up

| 03/06/2019

(CNS): A 27-year-old motorcyclist from George Town landed in hospital on Sunday with serious but non-life-threatening injuries following a collision with a pick-up truck on Shamrock Road. The rider was also arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and other traffic-related violations. Police said that around 7:15pm the driver of the truck was travelling east after […]

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