Tag: traffic offences

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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Cops face crime loaded weekend on local roads

Cops face crime loaded weekend on local roads

| 06/11/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS had another busy weekend on the roads across Grand Cayman dealing with drivers attempting to evade road blocks, failing to stop when pulled over by police and major collisions involving drunk drivers. Police said they also chased a stolen car in George Town in the early hours of Mon [...]

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Hit-and-run driver gives herself up

Hit-and-run driver gives herself up

| 03/11/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): A 35-year-old woman from George Town turned herself in yesterday, a day after she fled the scene of a crash at the Kings Sports Centre roundabout. The smash happened just before 9:00pm on Wednesday, 1 November, when a white Toyota IST and a blue Toyota RAV4 collided, which resulted in the IST [...]

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DVL holding hundreds of uncollected plates

DVL holding hundreds of uncollected plates

| 02/11/2017 | 62 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS and the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing are urging drivers in cars that are still displaying temporary plates to go to the DVDL to get their new and secure replacement plates.  Although the government unit is behind on the goal to replace all plates with the new [...]

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