Tag: traffic offences

RCIPS holiday safety campaign off to a bad start

RCIPS holiday safety campaign off to a bad start

| 08/12/2021 | 57 Comments

(CNS): Traffic cops were called to twenty road smashes over the weekend, including one in which a person was killed and several others badly injured, as the RCIPS holiday safety campaign got off to a bad start. The extension of Operation Quaker into the festive season is a key component of the overall Christmas campaign […]

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More resources going to traffic, says CoP

More resources going to traffic, says CoP

| 07/12/2021 | 77 Comments

(CNS): Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne told politicians during Finance Committee on Tuesday that more police resources are going to be diverted to the traffic unit in 2022 in order to get to grips with the increasingly “erratic and dangerous driving” being seen on the roads.

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Traffic cops’ pleas fall on deaf ears

Traffic cops’ pleas fall on deaf ears

| 02/11/2021 | 60 Comments

(CNS): Despite their warnings and prosecution efforts, police responded to around two dozen crashes over the weekend as Operation Quaker, the current RCIPS road safety campaign, continued. However, it appears that drivers are not listening. Several of these collisions saw those involved injured, including the couple that were badly injured in the early morning crash […]

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Cops called out to 16 crashes over weekend

Cops called out to 16 crashes over weekend

| 27/10/2021 | 45 Comments

(CNS): Police officers were called out to 16 road collisions over the weekend as the RCIPS relaunched its road safety campaign, Operation Quaker, focusing on nighttime speeding and DUI. Only two people were arrested for drinking and driving, while 12 speeding tickets were issued and another two dozen tickets were issued for other traffic offences. […]

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Cops switch focus to night speeders

Cops switch focus to night speeders

| 21/10/2021 | 115 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS road safety enforcement campaign, Operation Quaker, is resuming tomorrow with a new target in mind: night time speeders. From Friday, traffic cops will shift the focus of the traffic operation to people speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol after dark. The police said this is when and why most serious […]

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Cops respond to 25 weekend crashes

Cops respond to 25 weekend crashes

| 27/09/2021 | 64 Comments

(CNS): The fatal collision on Friday evening in West Bay and the serious crash near Seven Mile Public Beach early Sunday morning were two of 25 road collisions reported to the RCIPS in another dangerous weekend for road users. From 24 September through 26 September, officers responded to the more than two dozen crashes all […]

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Road smashes average 225 per month

Road smashes average 225 per month

| 03/09/2021 | 86 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS is raising the alarm once again about the significant number of crashes happening on Cayman’s roads, many of which are due to mobile phone use. So far this year, around 225 motor vehicle collisions are being reported to the police each month. The vast majority of them were categorized as ‘damage only’, […]

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Senior citizen arrested on cocaine charges

Senior citizen arrested on cocaine charges

| 16/08/2021

(CNS): A 67-year-old man from West Bay has been arrested for a number of offences, including possession of cocaine, after he was stopped by police in the district early Sunday morning. Police said they had cause to arrest the man over driving offences at around 6:15 in the morning but after searching him, they found […]

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Rogue drivers cause 40 weekend smashes

Rogue drivers cause 40 weekend smashes

| 13/08/2021 | 58 Comments

(CNS): Last weekend traffic cops arrested eight people on suspicion of DUI, one for being in charge of a vehicle whilst under the influence of alcohol and two for driving while disqualified. According to the police “just under 35 tickets” were issued, largely for speeding and illegal tint, and officers responded to almost 40 crashes […]

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Cops plan long-term traffic crackdown

Cops plan long-term traffic crackdown

| 09/07/2021 | 35 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS say that its weekend road safety and enforcement campaign, Operation Quaker, is going to be replaced with a long-term targetted traffic crackdown informed by the data gathered and experienced gained during this operation. During the campaign over the last five weekends, which was in response to the increase in serious road smashes, […]

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Two dozen weekend crashes reported

Two dozen weekend crashes reported

| 22/06/2021 | 57 Comments

(CNS): Police attended two dozen crashes, one of them serious, over the Father’s Day weekend. They also issued 50 tickets, most of them for speeding, and arrested eleven drivers for drinking and driving, as the road safety campaign, Operation Quaker, continued. According to the RCIPS, officers on Grand Cayman carried out high visibility patrols and […]

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