Tag: traffic offences

Crashes return as traffic increases

Crashes return as traffic increases

| 30/09/2020 | 75 Comments

(CNS): Road collisions in Cayman were back to pre-COVID levels this past week, the RCIPS has said. Between 20 and 27 September officers responded to over 50 reports of crashes, more than ten of them involving injuries. The traffic unit said the majority of these crashes were due to speeding and people driving under the […]

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Speeding fuels 2019 traffic trouble

Speeding fuels 2019 traffic trouble

| 11/06/2020 | 62 Comments

(CNS): The police issued 7,850 traffic tickets for various offences during 2019, compared to 7,525 the year before. But 40% of those tickets were for speeding, which continues to fuel Cayman’s traffic trouble. Officers doled out 3,094 tickets to drivers over the limit, a near 46% increase on 2018, and 88 of them were for […]

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Police dish out tickets to rogue drivers

Police dish out tickets to rogue drivers

| 09/05/2020 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Traffic cops issued 15 speeding tickets on Friday alone as they moved to clamp down on the increasing number of reckless drivers on the road, despite the COVID-19 curfew. And a cyclist became the latest person to be injured on local roads when he was hit by a jeep in Newlands, Friday morning. The […]

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Rogue-rider spits at cops during arrest

Rogue-rider spits at cops during arrest

| 23/04/2020

(CNS): A 21-year-old man from George Town was remanded in custody after he was charged with a long list of offences Monday, following an alleged assault on police officers, whom he spat at as they tried to arrest him claiming he was “infected”. The man came to police attention last week when he was reportedly […]

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WB man racks up offences after traffic stop

WB man racks up offences after traffic stop

| 17/04/2020

(CNS): A 21-year-old West Bay was charged with ten offenses last Friday after just one traffic stop. Police revealed yesterday that the man was arrested just before 8am on 10 April after officers on patrol stopped the silver Honda Accord he was driving in the district and he began racking up the alleged crimes. He […]

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Second rogue biker charged

Second rogue biker charged

| 09/04/2020

(CNS): A 32-year-old George Town man was arrested Tuesday in connection with an incident of ‘rogue motorbike riders’ that began on Shamrock Road last Saturday afternoon. The man is the second of five riders who were pulling stunts and driving recklessly before being chased by police to be apprehended. This rider evaded officers on the […]

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CoP refers ‘rogue’ rider arrest to ombudsman

CoP refers ‘rogue’ rider arrest to ombudsman

| 06/04/2020 | 38 Comments

(CNS): Police Commissioner Derek Byrne revealed at Sunday’s press briefing that an arrest made by his officers has been referred to the ombudsman for investigation. The arrest was made on Saturday, 4 April, following a high-speed chase of one of five ‘rogue’ dirt bike riders. Byrne said that during a time like this, when the […]

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Poor driving major issue for police

Poor driving major issue for police

| 15/01/2020 | 120 Comments

(CNS): The number of cars on the road, tourists unfamiliar with driving on the left, a legacy of poorly engineered roads, too many foreign licence holders, or even a lack of enforcement have all been blamed for the traffic chaos the Cayman Islands is enduring, but the police say it’s all about poor driving. Inspector […]

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300 crashes on Cayman’s roads in December

300 crashes on Cayman’s roads in December

| 03/01/2020 | 71 Comments

(CNS): The police have confirmed that they recorded around 300 crashes during the month-long holiday safety campaign, code name Operation Azurite Two, and arrested more than 50 drunk drivers, including two early on New Year’s Day. Over 1,300 tickets were also issued during December for offenses such as speeding, illegal tint and using mobile phones […]

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100s of tickets issued as cops begin Christmas crackdown

100s of tickets issued as cops begin Christmas crackdown

| 12/12/2019 | 52 Comments

(CNS): Traffic cops has issued over 100 speeding tickets, another 132 for excessive tint, arrested eleven drunk drivers and eight disqualified and unqualified drivers, and handed out more than 30 other citations for other traffic offenses, as the RCIPS Christmas crackdown gets underway. With Cayman’s mounting traffic troubles and the constant reports of serious road […]

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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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