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December 4th, 2017
Police & DMV crackdown on hurricane damaged vehicles; hands tied, it’s the law

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) continues its crackdown on the roads by giving tickets and warnings to vehicles they deem unsafe to drive, such as those that have no seat belts, broken front and rear view mirrors and lights, severely disfigured, and pose a danger to other motorists, the Department of Motors Vehicles (DMV) has weighed in.

November 21st, 2017
DMV accused of ‘creating real hardship’ for persons with damaged vehicles

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has been slammed for allegedly refusing to license vehicles that have minor damages, thereby "creating real hardship" for persons already reeling from Hurricane Irma, which hit the Virgin Islands on September 6, 2017.

June 14th, 2017
Ironic? DMV Boss Kye M. Rymer involved in auto accident close to TAG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Motorists who might have been late for work or their Wednesday morning routine today June 14, 2017 had to endure traffic delays following a road accident.

March 7th, 2017
73-year-old Premier Smith questions age policy on driver’s license

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While testifying before the House of Assembly’s Standing Finance Committee (SFC) on the 2017 Budget earlier this year, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), Mr Kye M. Rymer was peppered by Premier and Leader of Government Business Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) over the requirement that all persons over 70 years of age must do a physical exam before a new license is issued.

May 11th, 2016
Convicted criminals, persons of bad character cannot obtain taxi license- Kye Rhymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While testifying before the House of Assembly’s Standing Finance Committee, as it deliberated on the 2016 Budget in February of this year, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles Mr Kye Rhymer explained what disqualifies a person from obtaining a taxi license.

September 4th, 2014
Kye M. Rymer In! Officer confirmed as DMV Boss

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - This news site’s sources within the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Government have confirmed that Kye M. Rymer has been confirmed last week to the post of Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

June 20th, 2014
Appoint Kye M. Rymer as DMV Commissioner – Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool took to the microphone to give brief remarks at the launching of the commemorative license plate for the 60th anniversary of Festival on Thursday June 19, 2014, he called for the acting Commissioner of Department of Motor Vehicles Mr Kye M. Rymer to be appointed to the position.

May 5th, 2014
Transportation breakthrough made for VI horse owners - Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Horse owners will now have several of their inter-island transportation concerns eased following the implementation of a recent agreement between the Virgin Islands (VI) Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and its US Virgin Islands counterpart.

February 7th, 2014
Illegally parked car towed away

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Having to lose hours of one’s busy or otherwise scheduled day as a consequence of illegal and irresponsible parking of a motorist is something that many face on a daily basis especially on Tortola.

July 29th, 2013
DMV cracking down on stealing of stickers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The stealing of stickers from vehicles has attracted a new mechanism by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) as it attempts to crack down on the illegal activity.

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