The bill is expected to be submitted to the Cyprus House of Representatives before the end of the year. Under the regulations suggested, all offences related to serious infringements of the law are to be heavily penalised, with the aim of curbing road traffic incidents.
For speed, the fine of one euro per kilometer per hour and up to 2 penalty points is proposed to be increased to €5 per kilometer per hour and 4 penalty points. For offenders driving over 50% of the speed limit it is proposed to increase the fine to €5 per kilometer per hour as well as a penalty increase from 3 to 6. Offenders driving over 75% of the speed limit are currently being punished with an extra fine of €3 per kilometer per hour as well as 3-6 penalty points. It is proposed to increase the fine to to €5 per kilometer per hour as well as increase [...]