Tag: Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing

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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3,000 vehicles dealt with under fee amnesty

3,000 vehicles dealt with under fee amnesty

| 02/10/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Over 3,000 vehicle owners have taken advantage of the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) back fees amnesty, which started in April and has one more month to run. Officials said 2,399 vehicles with expired registrations have been relicensed by their owners, another 675 owners suspended their vehicles’ registration and 194 owners ended […]

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Do visitors still need to get temporary driving permits?

Do visitors still need to get temporary driving permits?

| 31/05/2019

For many years visitors to the Cayman Islands have been required to purchase a temporary driver’s permit in order to rent and/or drive a vehicle. In most cases the visitors purchased the temporary permits from the car rental agency. Recently I have read online that the temporary driver’s permit is no longer required in Cayman […]

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Miller rails against licence fees waiver

Miller rails against licence fees waiver

| 29/04/2019 | 68 Comments

(CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller has taken aim at the government for waiving what could be more than $6 million in outstanding vehicle registration fees owed to the public purse. He said the amnesty was “beyond unacceptable” when at the same time the Government of National Unity had engaged lawyers to pursue sick and elderly […]

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Amnesty to hit reset button for unlicensed vehicles

Amnesty to hit reset button for unlicensed vehicles

| 24/04/2019 | 63 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) has announced an amnesty for unlicensed vehicles, starting on Monday, 29 April, that will hit the reset button on owed fees for all unlicensed vehicles. Drivers will only have to pay the fees to license their cars going forward and all due fees will be waived, […]

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