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Second amnesty ends tomorrow

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 12 2018    

TAX Administration Jamaica (TAJ) has collected approximately $90 million from motorists holding outstanding traffic tickets since 2010. Read More

High on 'Lux'

Friday, January, 12 2018    

With its uncompromising rugged-looking exterior, the 2017 Toyota Hilux delivers the durability and reliability that has always been part of its core values, making it a masterpiece of practical comfort and style. Read More

Illegally parked vehicles in St Ann's Bay will be clamped — Mayor

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 8 2018    

THE St Ann Municipal Corporation, in its bid to reduce congestion in St Ann's Bay, has reintroduced the clamping of illegally parked vehicles.The clamping and towing of motor vehicles is expected to start today. Read More

1| FATALITIES PASS 300 MARK, AGAIN

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto and Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 5 2018    

DESPITE the best efforts of the Road Safety Unit, in collaboration with the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and the Island Traffic Authority (ITA), fatalities again soared pass the 300 mark. Read More

2| Traffic Ticket Amnesty

Friday, January, 5 2018    

THOUSANDS of Jamaican motorists converged on the island's tax offices to take advantage of the Traffic Ticket Amnesty, in which outstanding tickets issued between September 1, 2010 and July 31, 2017 could be paid without penalties. Read More

11| JUTC MAKES CLARENDON RUN

Friday, January, 5 2018    

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) rolled out its six-month rural pilot bus service in sections of Clarendon on September 4. Read More

10| KYLE COPS TWO TITLES

Friday, January, 5 2018    

KYLE Gregg showed his mettle in 2017 when he took both circuit racing and Rallysport titles. Read More

6| OH, HOLEY SIGHT!

Friday, January, 5 2018    

ROADS across the island were riddled with craters following a protracted period of rains during 2017. Read More

7| ATL AUTO IN HIGH GEAR

Friday, January, 5 2018    

GAME-CHANGING dealership ATL Automotive sheared the ribbons to officially open five showrooms during the course of 2017 — the last of which was its US$15-million state-of-the-art facility dubbed ATL Autobahn on Saturday, December 9. Read More

2017: A rear-view glance

Friday, January, 5 2018    

It was a year of highs and lows. Jamaica's automotive sector featured heavily in major newscasts. Read More

4| FUEL PRICES CLIMB

Friday, January, 5 2018    

For 2017, consumers experienced a hike at the gas pump as fuel prices jumped roughly 23 per cent per for a litre, according to figures from the s tate-run oil refinery Petrojam Limited. Read More

5| NROCC loses $6.5B

Friday, January, 5 2018    

National Road Operating and Constructing Company Limited (NROCC), the public company representing Jamaica's interest under the concession agreement for Highway 2000, declared a loss of more than $6.5 billion in 2015/16. Read More

8| J'Cans reign in Barbados

Friday, January, 5 2018    

IN a year when Olympic legend Usian Bolt hung up his spikes, Jamaica did well in motorsport on the regional level.Christopher McFarlane and Jeffrey Panton made major marks in Barbados. Read More

3| Montague in the middle

Friday, January, 5 2018    

WITH a crime wave sweeping the nation, Minister of National Security Robert Montague faced the ire of the Jamaican public when a private company contracted to supply 200 pre-owned motor vehicles to the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) failed to deliver the vehicles on time. Read More

SSP Allen makes case for drones

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, December, 29 2017    

SENIOR Superintendent of Police Calvin Allen says that unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, could better assist lawmen in the execution of their duties, and the force's hierarchy is on board with their use. Read More



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