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August 12, 2010
Driving Instructor's Manual puts focus on road safety

THE launch of the Driving Instructor's Manual and the introduction of driving simulators are evidence of the government's commitment to improving road safety, Transport permanent secretary Colin Higgs said.

On Thursday at Workers House, Mr Higgs addressed the launch workshop for the manual, which contains sections on: traffic rules and regulations, road conditions, preparations for the driving te...

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Road Traffic Department introduces driver Instructors Manual
August 13, 2010
Road Traffic Department introduces driver Instructor?s Manual

The launch of the Driver Instructor?s Manual and the introduction of driving simulators are further evidence of the Government?s commitment to improving the standard of driving and safety on the roads, Colin Higgs, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Public Works and Transport said.

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August 12, 2010
Road Traffic Department introduces Driver Instructor's Manual

Nassau, The Bahamas - The launch
of the Driver Instructor's Manual and the introduction of driving
simulators are further evidence of the Government's commitment to
improving the standard of driving and safety on the roads, Colin Higgs,
permanent secretary in the Ministry of Public Works and Transport said.

 

Mr. Higgs addressed the launch workshop
for the introduction of a Driver...

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September 20, 2022
NIB parking lot a 'graveyard' for hurricane-damaged vehicles

The rear parking lot of the National Insurance Building (NIB) is quickly resembling an unkept junkyard, with nearly 100 hurricane flood-damaged and derelict vehicles piling up daily. The parking lot, which is also used by driving instructors for practical examinations and driving lessons, is now congested and impeding the once-smooth process. "It's a mess," said ...
The post NIB parking lot a 'gra...

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Castrol Quote of the Day: March 4, 2019
March 04, 2019
Castrol Quote of the Day: March 4, 2019

"Most driving instructors will tell you that it's safe
to keep at least a car length's following distance
between yours and the car ahead. This should probably
be a car length and a half in rainy weather with a
slower speed on wet roads."

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Karting returns to the Bahamas after a hiatus of 54 years
July 29, 2013
Karting returns to the Bahamas after a hiatus of 54 years

Karting returns to the Bahamas after a hiatus of 54 years when the first World Championship Kart Race was held in Nassau in 1959.

Re-introducing the sport as a Summer Camp Programme in the Government Schools and as the foundation for a Karting Academy, aptly named Edukarting, Karting Bahamas hopes to encourage and teach young students a variety of skills, all of which are essential to producin...

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Road Traffic Department presents driving simulator
August 17, 2010
Road Traffic Department presents driving simulator

The Road Traffic Department has purchased two driving simulators which are intended to become a part of the driver instruction process.

Colin Higgs, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Public Works and Transport demonstrated one of the simulators during a

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August 13, 2010
Road Traffic Department purchases two driving simulators

Nassau, Bahamas -  The
Road Traffic Department has purchased two driving simulators which are
intended to become a part of the driver instruction process. Colin Higgs,
permanent secretary in the Ministry of Public Works and Transport demonstrated
one of the simulators during a launch workshop for the introduction
of a Driver Instructor's Manual for The Bahamas on August 12.

Mr. Higgs
s...

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June 16, 2010
'Did you know' road safety campaign: Bahamas road crash statistics

The rate of road crash fatalities in The Bahamas is around 18 per 100,000 population which is better than the average of the Caribbean and Central America which is around 26 per 100,000. This rate is high when compared with countries such as the Netherlands, Sweden and United Kingdom where rates vary from 3.5 to 5.5 per 100,000 population

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Police, Road Traffic Department partner to stop road abuse
March 11, 2010
Police, Road Traffic Department partner to stop road abuse

Officials of the Road Traffic Department and the Road Traffic Division of the Royal Bahamas Police Force have joined forces to ?further crack down? on motorists who disregard the country?s traffic laws.

The move comes in response to recent statistics, which show a rate of almost one road crash every hour on the streets of The Bahamas. Police officials say 9,000 traffic crashes were recorded in ...

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