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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,...

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

BEIJING (AP):Auto sales in China, the world's biggest car market, rebounded in August as subsidies for energy-efficient vehicles and a stronger currency spurred demand, while sales in the United States (US) faltered.Sales rose 55.7 per cent over a year...

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

DETROIT (AP):Americans nervous about the drumbeat of bad economic news stayed away from auto showrooms and automakers nervous about their bottom lines didn't offer deals to lure them in.As a result, it was the worst August for US auto sales since 1983,...

Published:Sunday | August 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Potholes are probably the most abhorred road imperfections across the globe. While often causing damage to the motor vehicle's suspension, steering system and frame, potholes may result in the driver losing control and even death.

Published:Sunday | August 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

BRIEFSToyota recallNEW YORK (AP):Toyota recalled 1.33 million Corolla sedans and Matrix hatchbacks in the US and Canada on Thursday because their engines may stall, the latest in a string of quality problems at the Japanese automaker.The recall covers...

Published:Sunday | August 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Starting this week, the police will be removing from the streets of the Corporate Area, boys who wipe windscreens for monetary handouts.

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