Tag: Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing

DVDL opens new WB office with no inspection pit

DVDL opens new WB office with no inspection pit

| 18/10/2022 | 48 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED 20 OCT WITH MINISTRY COMMENT: The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) opened its new West Bay office last Friday but there is still no inspection pit at the location. The office is bigger and will have more staff and more parking than the old office, which was situated on a small […]

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DVDL customer injured at inspection centre

DVDL customer injured at inspection centre

| 24/05/2022 | 31 Comments

 (CNS): A customer was taken for “medical assistance” on Tuesday morning following an undisclosed incident while the individual was at the Department of Vehicle and Driver’s Licensing Centre in Breakers getting a car inspected. Officials from the Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure said they were aware that a customer was hurt and were […]

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All yellow plates to be replaced by year-end

All yellow plates to be replaced by year-end

| 24/05/2022 | 48 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) expects that all the old ‘yellow’ vehicle registration plates will be replaced before the year is out. It now has all the numbers for the remaining 3,700 old plates, which will all soon be available for collection. Owners with temporary licence plates must replace them before […]

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Woman jailed over drivers’ licensing fraud

Woman jailed over drivers’ licensing fraud

| 17/12/2021 | 64 Comments

(CNS): A former civil servant who worked at the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) was jailed on Friday for nine months and two weeks, following her conviction earlier this year for corruption offences relating to dozens of licences she gave out to drivers who had not passed a driving test.

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DVDL offer more services online

DVDL offer more services online

| 11/06/2021 | 42 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) has updated and relaunched its website to improve and increase the services it offers customers online. DVDL Director David Dixon said that modernising the website is one of the steps the department is taking to ensure customers receive quality service. “The redesign of our website is […]

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DVDL corruption case set for trial

DVDL corruption case set for trial

| 26/01/2021

(CNS): A former employee at the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing and three men will go on trial in May facing public corruption charges. Kimberley Roberts (34), the public officer, as well as Kemar Nickolas Jones (37), Alex Jevaughan Rattary (24) and driving instructor Willard Issacs (56) have not yet entered not guilty pleas […]

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Charges brought in DVDL corruption case

Charges brought in DVDL corruption case

| 10/12/2020

(CNS): A former public officer from the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing and three civilians, one known to be a driving instructor, were charged Wednesday in what anti-corruption investigators have called a complex and protracted investigation. No details have been shared about the alleged corruption but the three men and one woman are expected […]

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DVDL to reopen next week

DVDL to reopen next week

| 08/07/2020 | 35 Comments

(CNS): As the Cayman Islands moves towards the lowest suppression level after curtailing the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) has announced that all its office locations will reopen under normal hours of operation from Monday, 13 July, with driving tests scheduled to start again the following week.

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Drivers get reprieve on vehicle inspections

Drivers get reprieve on vehicle inspections

| 24/04/2020 | 53 Comments

(CNS): Government will now be able to continue collecting vehicle licence fees and drivers can remain legal without a certificate of road-worthiness after amendments to the Traffic Law were passed in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday. The minister responsible for roads, Joey Hew, said the change allows Cabinet to issue directives to the director of […]

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8,000 drivers make use of amnesty

8,000 drivers make use of amnesty

| 18/11/2019 | 71 Comments

(CNS): Almost 8,000 drivers took advantage of the amnesty that enabled them to avoid paying owed fees for unlicensed vehicles and helped clean up the licensing registry. Joey Hew, the minister responsible for the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL), told the Legislative Assembly during the budget debate last week that over 4,600 people […]

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NRA plans 2nd road safety conference

NRA plans 2nd road safety conference

| 08/10/2019 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Just as the issue of traffic congestion and the endless road accidents are at the top of the driving public’s agenda, the National Roads Authority is planning to host its second annual Road Safety conference at the end of this month. Among local and international speakers, the key note speaker for the four day […]

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