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Compass points in a new direction

Remember the old Jeep Compass? Probably not. Jeep hopes you don't, as it wipes away any memory of the first-generation model with a comprehensive overhaul that is the 2019 Jeep Compass. Read More

Strong finale for the Streetz
AFTER six events and a year of Asphalt Assault dexterity series, organisers Team Streetz Jamaica are looking towards an even stronger 2019.... Read More

UTVs rule in Bog Walk
THE second staging of Chill Drink Chat Ride (CDCR) at Tru-Juice River, Bog Walk, St Catherine, last Sunday brought in positive reviews, according to event creator Tavar Mighty.... Read More

351 AND COUNTING
FOR a sixth-consecutive year, the fatalities soar pass the dreaded 300 boundary set by the Ministry of Transport's Road Safety Unit (RSU). As of yesterday, the figure stood at 351.... Read More

Traffic changes today along Portmore toll road

Monday, December, 10 2018    

Effective today, changes will be made to the flow of traffic along the Portmore toll road, where it intersects with Marcus Garvey Drive, the National Works Agency (NWA) said yesterday. Read More

Cars move into auction space

By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor --- Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, December, 7 2018    

GOING once, going twice, sold to the highest bidder! The auction concept is relatively novel to automotive sector, but PAJ Imports Limited's principal Michael Powell believes consumers are now being sold on the idea. Read More

Rally Jamaica eyes Carib racers

BY RORY DALEY Observer senior writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, December, 7 2018    

WITH the 2018 season closing with last weekend's staging of the Richard Stewart Memorial Rally Jamaica in Bog Walk, St Catherine, event organiser Lawrence Henriques is drumming up interest for next year's season by encouraging inter-Caribbean competition. Read More

Showdown on Sunday

Friday, December, 7 2018    

The final Asphalt Assault for the year, scheduled for Sunday December 9, at the Advanced Driver Training Centre, Lakes Pen in St Catherine, will be an ultra-competitive one, according to event organiser Christopher James. Read More

Traffic Bill debate for Senate today

By Balford Henry Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, December, 7 2018    

THE Senate is likely to pass the new Road Traffic Act today, ending several years of delay in repealing the existing 80-year-old act which governs usage of Jamaica's roadways. Read More

Red Bull 'Charging' Up The Vibes

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 30 2018    

WHEN Red Bull Jamaica wants to get their party started right, they roll out the RBE1, affectionately called Chargie. Read More

Rally rivalries renewed

BY RORY DALEY | Friday, November, 30 2018    

The island's top rally teams will be tackling the Richard Stewart Memorial Rally Jamaica 2018 tomorrow and Sunday in the Tru-Juice o rchards in Bog Walk, St Catherine. Read More

Don't Be Intimidated!

By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 30 2018    

RADCLIFFE Lewis, the tough-talking former Senior Superintendent of Police in charge of the Traffic Division, says the Government should not be intimidated by recent protests against the new Road Traffic Act. Read More

Champion Hamilton wins Alonso's final GP

Monday, November, 26 2018    

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — New five-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton kept his cool in an incident-filled final Grand Prix (GP) of the season yesterday to claim his 11th win of the campaign in Abu Dhabi. Read More

PHOTO: Safety first

Sunday, November, 25 2018    

With hundreds of motor vehicle crashes reported annually, inclusive of motorcycle crashes in Westmoreland, the parish has built a reputation for being a hotspot for trauma. Last Thursday's Taking Responsibility Road Tour visited the parish to discuss how to prevent these incidents and the... Read More

Three Miles bypass here to stay

BY RACQUEL PORTER Observer staff reporter porterr@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, November, 24 2018    

PRIME Minister Andrew Holness says the Three Miles bypass will remain open after the completion of the Hagley Park Road Improvement Project in St Andrew. Read More



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