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August 13, 2013
tourists hurt in scooter collision with truck

TWO tourists had to be taken to hospital yesterday after a collision between a truck and the scooter they were riding.

An eye-witness said the intersection where the incident occurred, Culbert’s Hill and Hill View Drive, has no stop signs – a fact which has caused “a number of accidents” in the past...

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August 14, 2013
Tourists hurt in scooter collision with truck

TWO tourists had to be taken to hospital yesterday after a collision between a truck and the scooter they were riding.

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October 28, 2014
Scooter rental agent gets year in prison for drug possession

A scooter rental agent was on Monday sentenced to 12 months in prison for having 23 grams of marijuana with intent to supply.
Police arrested Renato Zhavargo Russell, 38, of Ross Corner, on October 25 at Festival Place because he matched the description of a suspect, the court heard.
The officers found 10 packages of marijuana with a combined weight of 23 grams in a red pouch that was around Russe...

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December 20, 2013
Man killed while riding scooter

A man riding a scooter was killed in an accident on Robinson Road around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, police said...

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December 24, 2014
Man robbed of scooter

FOUR men with a shotgun robbed a man of a scooter Monday night, police said.

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November 01, 2010
Man killed in Andros traffic accident

An Andros native is the country's latest traffic fatality victim.
Police believe the 25-year-old lost control of his moped scooter and crashed into a lamp pole.
The body of the Little Harbour, Mangrove Cay, Andros resident was discovered by police officers lying on the side of a main thoroughfare.
According to police press liaison officer Sergeant Chrislyn Skippings officers were on patrol in the...

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October 29, 2010
Taxi union responds to police crackdown

Acting Secretary General of the Bahamas Taxi Cab Union Jeffrey Murphy said yesterday that the organization does not support the harassment of tourists, but he understands why taxi drivers at Festival Place would have to make the first approach to visitors.
Murphy said with a number of other businesspeople jostling for business in the area, taxi drivers have to approach visitors if they are going t...

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August 15, 2010
Call for witnesses for fatal accident inquest

By NOELLE NICOLLS

Tribune Staff Reporter

nnicolls@tribunemedia.net

FAMILY members of tragic road accident victim Peter Knowles are appealing to the public for help in the upcoming coroner's inquest.

Mr Knowles was riding a scooter when he collided with a dumptruck at the junction of Prospect Ridge and John F Kennedy Drive in March last year. His body was unrecognisable due to the extent of the...

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February 18, 2011
WHYYOU VEX

"I'm vex at people who complain about traffic, completely failing to see the irony. They're the reason traffic exists, because they're the ones driving the cars. One would think that a tiny, flyspeck island such as New Providence would welcome two wheeled transportation such as bicycles, scooters and motorcycles with open arms, but Bahamians are so ignorant that we stick to the old tradition of 'o...

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January 12, 2011
Letter: Thank you Bahamas for a wonderful time!

EDITOR, The Tribune.

We just returned home to Minnesota from a cruise to your beautiful island. I want to thank you so much for the wonderful experience we had.

We rented a scooter (yes! we are dumb Americans who actually did that) and had an absolutely wonderful time exploring New Providence Island. Everyone on the road was very accommodating and helpful - many laughing at us and several d...

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