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July 19th, 2017
The Scooter is still King to get around in VI [See video]

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Scooter riders in the Virgin Islands are always getting bashed for their riding skills or lack thereof, not wearing helmets, and when you hear about a scooter it's most often about an accident.

June 2nd, 2017
Taxi goes for morning dip in JVD!

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- Probably unable to cope with the morning heat, a taxi ended up in the water at Great Harbour in Jost van Dyke today, June 2, 2017.

November 7th, 2014
‘Too much interference in the taxi business!’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Talk show host Edmund G. Maduro said that there is too much interference in the taxi business and said operators will be placed at a disadvantage with the cruise pier being located in the heart of the city of Road Town.

October 7th, 2013
UPDATE: Woman struck by taxi discharged from hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The pedestrian who was struck on Flemming Street by a taxi earlier today, October 7, 2013 has been discharged from hospital.

April 21st, 2013
Three injured in accident at Prospect Reef

PROSPECT REEF, Tortola, VI - A man and his son have reportedly borne the brunt of an accident that took place around 3:30 P.M., April 21, 2013 at the entrance of Dolphin's Discovery.

January 14th, 2013
Mitch Turnbull in vehicular accident at Meyer's Estate

MEYER'S ESTATE, Tortola, VI- (Post Time: 10: 10 A.M.) No one was injured but two vehicles will definitely need repairs to their wheels following an accident in the vicinity of Meyer's Estate this morning, January 14, 2013.

March 21st, 2012
Second plate for taxi drivers!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The much discussed issue of second plates for holders of taxi licenses has been resolved with the decision to issue a second plate providing that the holders of taxi licenses can produce a second vehicle to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

March 10th, 2012
Virgin Islands taxi drivers, the country’s national ambassadors


Visiting a supermarket in Road Town, capital of the Virgin Islands, is a great source of news material. The retail environment and shop floor is a pot of gold for any enthusiastic, resourceful and imaginative storyteller and writer. A Saturday morning at Bobbys or Riteway, and One Mart and Supa Value, for instance, will reveal a unique dynamic of Virgin Islands society not available at settings such as the Sunday morning church service, the school sports day, a working day at the office

January 11th, 2012
Public bus service may not be feasible in VI – taxi operator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Due to the small population and the copious amount of vehicles in the Territory, a public bus service may not be feasible opined a taxi operator at the meeting held on Monday January 9, 2012 between taxi and livery operators and Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark Vanterpool.


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