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March 7th, 2024
349 motorcycles & scooters licensed in 2023- Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the debate continues about the misuse of motorcycles and motor scooters on the roads in the [British] Virgin Islands (VI), the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) recorded an increase in their licensing in 2023.

August 10th, 2023
UPDATE: Capoons Bay shooters rode motor scooters, wore masks & hoodies- Source

CAPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI- Information reaching our news centre is that the shooters at Capoons Bay last night, August 9, 2023, were heavily armed, wore masks and hoodies, and arrived on motor scooters.

July 10th, 2023
Cannabis seized, 5 arrested, 8 scooters seized in weekend police operation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – An island-wide weekend roll and search operation which concluded about 4:00 AM Sunday morning, July 9, 2023, successfully disrupted illegal activities in hotspots and resulted in the arrests of five persons and the seizure of a quantity of cannabis.

May 10th, 2023
Riders abandoned motor scooters on encountering police roadblock- RVIPF

WEST END, Tortola, VI- A joint operation against illegal motor scooters on Monday, May 8, 2023, resulted in nine motor scooters seized by police on Tortola, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has reported.

June 13th, 2022
7 of 8 serious collisions in 2022 are scooter-related- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has pointed out the alarming rate of accidents and serious injuries involving motor scooters in the territory’s roadways and has said not enough care and attention are being exercised by riders.

February 14th, 2022
18 chargeable offences; 4 scooters seized in police road operation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A number of persons were booked and four scooters were seized when the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) carried out another operation aimed at targeting unlicenced and uninsured vehicle and scooters on Friday, February 11, 2022.

August 16th, 2021
12 scooters seized; 2 persons arrested in major weekend sweep

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Some 12 motor scooters were seized during a major road patrol operation at the weekend, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has stated.

August 15th, 2021
Police seize large number of motor scooters on Beef Island

BEEF ISLAND, VI- Several motor scooter riders who congregated at Long Bay Beach on Beef Island yesterday, August 14, 2021, had to find alternative transportation home when police seized their motor scooters in a major road patrol operation.

August 5th, 2021
RVIPF seized three bikes in latest road patrol operations

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) continues to clamp down on motorists who violate the traffic laws, disclosing that it recently took three bikes off the streets, two of which were illegal.

January 18th, 2021
Motor scooter rider fled scene after accident, checked in @ hospital- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has again raised concerns with the frequent amount of collisions involving motor scooters/cycles on the territory’s roadways, noting that of the five accidents with injuries recorded last week, three involved motor scooters.

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