Implemented tomorrow the 2 decrees to reduce traffic
What will apply tomorrow Sunday
Tomorrow, Sunday, August 9, the two decrees issued by the Chief of Police will be implemented, to deal with the heavy traffic on long-distance roads, in the context of the broader measures taken by the Police to reduce the inconvenience of tourists, especially during Sunday excursions. their.
Exercising the powers provided to him under relevant provisions of the Law on Police, the Chief of Police, Mr. Stelios Papatheodorou, issued on July 31, prohibition decrees for the movement of articulated motor vehicles and agricultural and forestry tractors. The decrees came into force last Sunday, August 2nd. Tomorrow Sunday they will be re-implemented, as mentioned below:
New decree of the Chief of Police to reduce traffic
1. Modular motor vehicles:
It is determined that on the dates 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 August 2020 and between the hours 09: 00-13: 00 and 16: 00-20: 00, the movement of all articulated motor vehicles on the highways and on interurban roads is prohibited. Nicosia - Troodos, Limassol - Platron - Troodos, Paphos - Poleos Chrysochous and Episkopi - Omodos. In addition, the above prohibition is valid on August 14, 2020, between the hours of 16:00 - 20:00 and on August 15, 2020, between the hours of 09:00 - 12:00 & 16:00 - 20:00.
2. Agricultural and forestry tractors:
It is stipulated that on 2, 9, 14, 15, 16, 23 and 30 August, 2020 and between the hours 09:00 - 13:00 and 16:00 - 20:00, the movement of all agricultural and forestry tractors (tractors) is prohibited. ) on the intercity road Nicosia - Troodos.
At the same time, the Police and the Traffic Department continue the surveillance and controls on the highways and the secondary road network, for the purpose of preventing traffic collisions and facilitating drivers where and where problems are observed.
At the same time, the Police will continue its intensive communication with the public, informing at regular intervals about the situation that prevails in the road network.
Relevant police announcements will be published on the Police website - www.cypruspolicenews.com, its social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter) and the application for mobile electronic devices (Cyprus Police Application) of the Police in the Road Network category and the public is invited before leaving for his destination, consult them.
Drivers are urged to be very careful and patient when driving, to adhere to the traffic code, to obey the traffic signs and the instructions of the police and to keep a safe distance from the vehicles in front.