April 24, 2019

Cayman Islands: 4 persons arrested for DUI at over twice the legal limit, 11 – 15 January

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From RCIPS Jan 15 2019 Shortly after 12:00AM on Sunday, 13 January, a woman, age 28 of George Town, was arrested on suspicion of DUI following a traffic collision on West Bay Road. Officers conducting patrols in the area had come upon the scene of the collision just south of Seven Mile Public Beach, which […]

Cayman Islands police intensify traffic operations to disrupt Drunk Driving on New Year’s Eve, 31 December

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From RCIPS Throughout tonight’s New Year’s Eve celebrations police will be conducting numerous traffic checks and patrols around the islands to combat drunk driving and other dangerous behaviour on the road. So far throughout the month of December, traffic officers have made 43 arrests for driving under the influence in the course of intensified traffic […]

The Editor Speaks: The clampdown on window tinting may cause more accidents

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The vigorous current clampdown on what the RCIPS call illegal automobile window tinting may cause more accidents. It is now worrisome to all motor vehicle users who have had tint applied to their windscreens that it may be illegal. Without giving any warning they were going to go enact their own form of numbers game […]

Cayman Islands’ police issues almost 200 tickets for tint in July, reminds the public of tint regulations

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From RCIPS RCIPS’ traffic enforcement efforts throughout the month of July have once again resulted in hundreds of tickets issued for tint and speeding, among other offenses. Police issued 187 tickets for illegal tint during the month, along with 182 tickets for speeding. In addition, 51 tickets were issued for using a mobile phone while […]

Cayman Islands police issue 283 speeding tickets and 171 tickets for tint during May

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From RCIPS RCIPS traffic enforcement operations continued throughout the month of May with numerous tickets being given for speeding, illegal tint, and other offenses. In total, officers issued 283 speeding tickets for the month. They also issued 171 tickets for tint and 96 tickets for using a mobile phone while operating a vehicle. There were […]

Cayman Islands: Traffic enforcement leads to 11 DUI arrests and numerous tickets, including 66 for speeding

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Traffic enforcement operations this past week have resulted in a number of tickets issued for various offenses, in addition to several DUI arrests. From Monday, 7 May to Sunday, 13 May, officers have issued 66 speeding tickets, along with 36 tickets for illegal tint and another 36 for use of a mobile phone while operating […]

Cayman Islands’ Grade 1 students taught road user safety as part of Share the Road

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Representatives from Rotary and the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) visited Cayman International School (CIS) last week to discuss proper pedestrian and road user safety as part of Cayman’s Rotary Clubs Share the Road campaign. Rotarian Dawn Cummings and Inspector Ian Yearwood visited the school to educate and spread awareness of the Share the […]

The Editor Speaks: Vehicle collisions

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I am not surprised there were 22 motor vehicle collisions reported to the police over this past weekend, 29 September to 1 October. This continued the trend here in the Cayman Islands and particularly on Grand Cayman of numerous road collisions for the second week in a row. One would have thought the horrifying accident […]

The Editor Speaks: Reckless driving or are there other factors?

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The Cayman Islands police issued a release yesterday (Tue) saying “four serious accidents this past weekend demonstrate need for more road awareness”. This was largely in response to the tragic death outside the Owen Roberts Airport last Monday (17) that involved a taxi hitting a pedestrian – a visiting well known doctor who was crossing […]