Tag Archives: vehicular

  1. Low Reservoir Levels Impacting Sections of Barbados

    The Barbados Water Authority is currently experiencing low water levels at some of its facilities. This is manifesting itself in periodic loss of pipe-borne water to some customers. The increased use of potable water at this time of the ash falls is also making this situation worse. While the Authority understands that persons wish to […]

    April 13, 2021Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  2. BWA Making Adjustments to its Distribution Network in Christ Church

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to advise residents of Wilcox Ridge in Christ Church that work will be carried out in the area over the next two and a half weeks to improve the water distribution system. Personnel from the Authority will begin preparatory work since yesterday Wednesday, April 7th. The work includes the installation […]

    April 8, 2021Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Price Increase with Kerosene, Diesel & Gas For April

    Barbadian consumers will be paying more for petroleum products, effective midnight, Sunday, April 4. The retail price of gasoline, diesel, kerosene and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) will increase, in keeping with prices for these products on the international market. Gasoline will be sold at $3.77 per litre, an increase of 20 cents; the price of […]

    April 5, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Lotus Evija hypercar returns to the Middle East

    The Lotus Evija hypercar has returned to the Middle East for a month-long tour of the region. It previously visited Dubai and Abu Dhabi in September 2019 as part of a world tour that included North America, Japan and China. The car’s appearance was a huge success with numerous VIP private viewings and several customers […]

    March 13, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  5. SR1 Cup added to Radical Caribbean Cup for 2022

    The organiser of the Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC) has confirmed that it is to expand its regional championship in 2022 and include the ‘entry level‘ SR1, to complement the SR3, which has been the sole chassis raced in the category since it was established in 2015; there will be two separate championships going forward, with […]

    March 6, 2021RallyNo comments
  6. Road Traffic Collision near Christie Village

    Northern Division Officers continue to seek a solution what led to a road traffic collision involving two motor cars and a pickup truck which occurred about 2:00 pm am on Saturday 6th February 2021 along the Bennetts section of the Ronald Mapp Highway near its junction with Christie Village road. S U M M A […]

    February 8, 2021ControversyNo comments
  7. New Online Process for Vehicle Registration and Commercial Renewal

    Effective Monday 11th January 2021, the Barbados Revenue Authority will process first-time vehicle registrations for private and commercial motor vehicles as well as registration renewals for commercial vehicles online only. Payments will be facilitated through the SurePay online payment platform, or its physical outlets. The Authority is also looking to expand the payment facility […]

    January 13, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Teenager succumbs to injuries by Deighton Griffith Secondary

    Police at Oistins Police Station are conducting investigations into a serious accident involving a motorcyclist which occurred on Monday 30th November 2020 along Kingsland Road in the area near the Deighton Griffith School. The cyclist identified as Aaron Andrew Roberts, 19 years, of #105 Warrens Park South, St. Michael, has since succumbed to his injuries. […]

    December 24, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  9. BRA urges Patience with Vehicle Sticker Reminder

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) reminds the public that registration stickers for privately owned vehicles are issued via the post. Please be informed that the revised process introduced in response to the current pandemic environment remains as follows: Owners of private vehicles are no longer required to visit the Authority‚Äôs offices to collect registration stickers. […]

    December 23, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) has announced the planned dates for Sol Rally Barbados 2021 and its associated events, in the hope that the ongoing effects of the coronavirus pandemic will have abated in time for the Club’s blue riband event to be run on its traditional date. Subject to final ratification by the Barbados […]

    December 18, 2020RallyNo comments
  11. “I Do Not Know” by Grenville Phillips II (ex-Solutions Barbados)

    The Government recently patched potholes along the road to Brighton in St George. It was foreseen that the high-quality asphalt, and the effort to install it, would be wasted. After the recent heavy rains, the asphalt washed away, the potholes became larger, and we simply resumed the daily game of ‘dodge-the-pothole’. Engineers normally use words […]

    November 14, 2020Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  12. “WAYNE” with Mark McKenna, Ciara Bravo and Jon Champagne

    Wayne, a 16 year-old Dirty Harry with a heart of gold, sets out on a small two stroke road bike from Boston to Florida with his new friend Del to get back the shit-hot 79′ Trans-Am that was stolen from his father before he died.

    November 5, 2020Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Barbadian Expat David Gittens on the Ikenga GT – the spiritual Supercar

    ‘Brown Car Guy & Buddies’ – Meet David Gittens, the first black supercar designer – he created and built the Ikenga GT supercar over half a century ago – that’s after being a staff photographer on Car & Driver in 1958!

    October 30, 2020Technology, Video GalleryNo comments

    Dane Skeete and Tyler Mayhew started their 2020 motor sport campaign in fine style on Sunday with victory in Flow King of the Hill, beating Jamaica’s Jeff Panton by just four-hundredths of a second, the smallest winning margin in the 13-year history of the event. Having led after the first of four timed runs, Britain’s […]

    October 30, 2020RallyNo comments
  15. Black Car Designers & Racing Drivers You Never Heard Of!

    As part of UK’s Black History Month, in this episode “browncarguy” looks at Black Motoring History – including car building and design, driving and touring, and of course motor sports. Some amazing events and individuals emerge, people who were pioneers and struggled against the odds to accomplish the extraordinary…

    October 29, 2020Technology, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. All eyes on Flow King of the Hill

    A classic battle between local, regional and international rally drivers gets under way at Flow King of the Hill on Sunday (October 25). Winners of Sol Rally Barbados 2019, Dane Skeete and Tyler Mayhew, will be hoping to start their title defence by claiming the Number 1 door plates for Sol RB20 for their Subaru […]

    October 25, 2020RallyNo comments

    Britain’s Rob Swann, the leading European contender of recent years, arrives in the island next Monday determined to win Sol Rally Barbados 2020. He posted his on-line entry two days before the closing date after constant juggling with Covid testing, travel and quarantine arrangements for himself and his Welsh co-driver and friend Darren Garrod, who […]

    October 16, 2020RallyNo comments
  18. Gabriel Shando Hayde from Colleton, Saint John appears at St. Matthias Magistrate’s Court

    Gabriel Shando Hayde, age 23, unemployed of Colleton, Saint John was arrested and charged;- 1. On the 16th day of February 2020 Murdered Kerwin Howell 2. On the 18th day of August 2020 Murdered Roger Moore 3. On the 4th day of October 2020 Possession of a .40 firearm 4. On the 4th day of […]

    October 13, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    Two British rally crews will cross the Atlantic this month to be reunited with cars they had spent many hours rebuilding in readiness for Sol Rally Barbados 2020. Despite the additional challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, returnees Simon Nutter and Chris Surman pressed on regardless to complete the work they had started early in […]

    October 12, 2020RallyNo comments

    For the second time in as many events, new names have been added to the winners’ roster in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship after Willie Hinds and Wayne Manning won the recent Chefette Summer Safari. There was more good news for Chris King, too: having claimed his first victory in July’s […]

    September 30, 2020RallyNo comments
  21. Former Frere Pilgrim resident is now most recent Road Traffic Fatality

    Police responded to the scene of a road traffic fatality which happened around 12:03 am on Sunday 20th September 2020 along Cox road, Christ Church. SUMMARY Two vehicles were travelling in opposing directions along the said road when for some reason still under investigation they both became involved in a collision. Both drivers lost control […]

    September 20, 2020Controversy, FeaturedNo comments

    Three decades on from claiming the first overseas result in the Barbados Rally Club’s International All-Stage Rally – he finished ninth in 1991 in a Volkswagen Golf GTI – Britain’s Howard Paterson is pulling out all the stops to make sure he can compete in Sol Rally Barbados 2020. Against the background of uncertainties created […]

    September 11, 2020RallyNo comments

    Roger Hill and Barry Mayers are joint leaders of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Champion Driver title chase following the coronavirus-delayed start to the season at last month’s HammerTime 20, jointly organised with the Motoring Club of Barbados Inc (MCBI). Mayers leads the 2wd Championship too, while there are also joint leaders of the 4wd […]

    September 5, 2020RallyNo comments
  24. Online Renewal of Driver’s Licenses, finally, closer to the 21st Century

    Reposted from @kaymcconney You’ve heard MIST’s jingle! Join MIST at 12 Noon as they launch the official Renewal Payment Process for Drivers License. Visit – #regrann

    August 19, 2020Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments

    Motor sport fans across the island are promised a bumper weekend of action when closed road events return for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in March. The non-championship Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Test Stage in St Peter on Saturday, August 22, will be followed on the Sunday by the Motoring […]

    August 17, 2020RallyNo comments