Wrong road use takes toll

Friday, November, 3 2017    

Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton said irresponsible road use is having an astronomical impact on the health care system. He was speaking at the 7th Annual Grennell's International Safety Workshop opening ceremony held at the Courtyard By Marriott Kingston in New... Read More

McKoy talks tyre safety

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, November, 3 2017    

YOUR tyres are the only things that stand between you and the road. Therefore, their condition and maintenance should be of utmost importance, according to Nicholas McKoy, general manager of Chad-Ad Distributors Ltd, local suppliers of Maxxis tyres. Read More

Rains stall drag meet

Friday, November, 3 2017    

THE National Drag Racing Circuit (NDRC) has rescheduled its upcoming meet Full Throttle 4: After Shock to Sunday, November 12, at Vernamfield in Clarendon. Read More

BMW 520d: Luxury, power and performance

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, November, 3 2017    

THE 2018 BMW 520d doesn't stray far from its roots, as a mid-sized, luxury executive sedan it adds its own flavour to the formula. Read More

Up to speed

Friday, November, 3 2017    

As the adrenaline-filled National Drag Racing Circuit gears up for its Sunday, November 12 race meet at Vernamfield in Clarendon, we take a quick glance at some of the fans who turned up for the last event recently. Read More

KPH treated 1,000 road crash victims in first six months of 2017

Friday, November, 3 2017    

ROAD crash victims represent the highest number of trauma cases seen at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) for the first six months of the year, according to Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton. Read More

Ticket amnesty ends Tuesday

By Balford Henry Observer senior reporter | Friday, October, 27 2017    

WITH the Traffic Ticket Amnesty set to end on Tuesday, motorists are being advised to make use of the time that is left to complete the process. Read More

J'cans shine in Guyana

Friday, October, 27 2017    

JAMAICA'S karting prowess was on show over the weekend at the GT Motorsports Georgetown Grand Prix held at the Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club, Guyana. Read More

Penultimate showdown for karters

Friday, October, 27 2017    

SUNDAY will be the last chance to gain significant advantage in the 2017 karting season as the Jamaica Karting Association (JKA) hosts their penultimate round at Palisadoes International Raceway in Kingston. Read More

TOTAL bats for clean environment

Friday, October, 27 2017    

TOTAL Jamaica Limited could not have chosen a better spot to target as one of its three National Tree Planting Day 2017 projects recently — busy Main Street in Ocho Rios, St Ann, immediately across from its service station in the bustling tourist town. Read More

Cruising at the top

BY RORY DALEY | Friday, October, 27 2017    

WHEN it comes to sport utility vehicles, few have the name recognition as the Toyota Land Cruiser, and it's not without merit. Over the years the Japanese marque has tailored their top-tier SUV with the times, never discounting its original mantra — the ability to cruise over... Read More

'Heroes' deliver at Dover Raceway

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, October, 20 2017    

TOTAL Lubricants Heroes of Speed race meet at Dover Raceway in St Ann saw the Jamaica Race Drivers Club (JRDC) 2017 season coming to an exciting end on Heroes Day, last Monday. Read More

'Superior' stunts at bike show

Friday, October, 20 2017    

BREATHTAKING stunts and live performances were the order of the day at the Superior Parts NOS Maximum Boost Bike Show held at State Mall in St Andrew on Sunday. Read More

'Revive the rail service'

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter | Friday, October, 20 2017    

THERE is a renewed call for the revival of Jamaica's rail service to complement the existing transportation system. Read More

J'can trio for Guyana face-off

Friday, October, 20 2017    

THREE of Jamaica's top young karters will make the trek to Guyana for this weekend's Georgetown Grand Prix Caribbean Showdown at the Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club. Read More


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