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Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Water, water everywhere ... but not enough to dampen the creativity of several Jamaicans who refuse to yield to Mother Nature's fury. Two weeks ago, the passage of Tropical Storm Nicole left 13 dead and J$15 billion in infrastructural damage throughout the island.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A dealership is selling a car once owned by an infamous North Dakota tax protester gunned down during a shootout with lawmen.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With the prediction of more rains this weekend, Road Safety Unit director Kenute Hare is advising drivers to exercise caution. "Over the past few weeks, Jamaica has experienced high levels of rainfall. This, therefore, requires all road users to be extremely cautious as they operate within the traffic environment," he said.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Though it has been a decade since he died in a helicopter crash, more tributes are in order for Alfred Chen. "On Monday, October 18, we will honour Alfred Chen at our Heroes Day race meet at the Dover raceway, St Ann," said president of the Jamaica Race Drivers' Club (JRDC), Hilary Jardine.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Despite the best efforts of the National Road Safety Council (NRSC) and the police, the death toll continues rise. Last Wednesday, Detective Constable Marlon Brown of the Kingston Central Division became the fourth lawman killed since the start of the year on our roads.

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Despite extensive damage to the island's roadways, caused by last week's Tropical Storm Nicole, the Government says it is pressing ahead with its schedule of rehabilitation projects under the Jamaica Development Infrastructure Programme (JDIP)

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Creating a splash may be more costly than you think! According to Superintendent Radcliffe Lewis, head of traffic at the Jamaica Constabulary Force, motorists found guilty of splashing pedestrians could have the book thrown at them.

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Die-hard motorsport fans, Andrew and Kristene Tong, have been fantasising about their eldest child, seven-year-old Krisann. They hope, one day, she will mature into a top-class driver and race in the Formula One championships overseas.

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

If you are a male driver, chances are you may be paying a higher insurance premium than your female counterpart.On average, male drivers between the ages of 17 and 30 generally pay high insurance premiums, which tend to...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

ARE you an avid video-racing game player? Chances are you may be in more danger than you know. According to findings published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology, aggressive racing games promote risk-taking in real life traffic situations and, therefore, encourages reckless driving.

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dean Shaw came out on top in the featured event at the Jamwest Speedway event - Last Man Standing - in Westmoreland last Sunday.Shaw, driving a Chevy Camaro, smoked his rival Desmond Lee, who also drove a Chevy Camaro - a...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

ORLANDO, Florida (AP):Chrysler executives revealed 15 new or updated models to hundreds of dealers recently, hoping the new cars and trucks will boost sales and make the company profitable for the first time since it left bankruptcy protection last...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

DETROIT (AP): An ultralight, gas-powered car that can get 102 miles per gallon (231 kilometres per litre) is among the winners of the US$10 million Automotive X Prize, a contest to develop highly efficient, production-ready vehicles.

Published:Sunday | September 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A new ticketing system will be launched tomorrow by the Ministry of National Security. It is the latest attempt by Government to rein in motorists who break the Road Traffic Act.

Published:Sunday | September 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The fourth staging of this year's Jamwest drag racing extravaganza blasts off today at the Jamwest Speedway at New Hope, Little London, Negril. The meet, dubbed 'The Last Man Standing', is expected to feature some of the island's top racers.

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

DETROIT (AP):New General Motors Co CEO Daniel Akerson will get up to US$9 million in salary and stock, the same pay package granted to his predecessor, Ed Whitacre.

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

ATLANTA (AP):Porsche AG says sales of its Panamera four-door sedan are exceeding expectations worldwide after one year on the market.

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP): Hyundai Motor unveiled its first electric car last Thursday — the BlueOn — as it moves to catch up with Japanese rivals that have jumped ahead in the field.

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Despite SHIFTING focus to removing windscreen cleaners from the city's streets, Superintendent Radcliffe Lewis said there is no letting up on delinquent mini-bus drivers.

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Mitsubishi Evolutions, Subarus, and a few other turbo-charged vehicles rolled out for Thetford Great House in Church Pen, St Catherine, last Sunday for its weekly lyme.

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Veril 'Bigga' Chambers has a dream. He hopes one day his 'off-road utility vehicle' will be allowed to share the same thoroughfare as the 'big boys'.

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Head of Traffic at the Jamaica Constabulary Force, Superintendent Radcliffe Lewis, said he has no second thoughts after implementing a crackdown on windshield wipers in the Corporate Area two weeks ago.

Published:Sunday | September 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Over a year ago, a group of car enthusiasts banded together to share a common bond: ownership of the Japanese-made boxer engine Subaru and to form the Subaru Owners Club Of Jamaica (SOCOJ).

Published:Sunday | September 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

When a motorist sits behind the steering wheel of a motor car, he/she becomes one with the machine.And, if the driver is physically and mentally prepared, the vehicle should perform at its peak."The key to the entire operation of defensive driving is...

Published:Sunday | September 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The state-run bus firm Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) said it is prepared for the start of the school year which begins tomorrow."We are much better placed to deliver a better service when compared to previous years," said Reginald Allen,...

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