Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Sunday | February 3, 2013
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6 minutes of prevention - ICWI puts over half a million into road-safety videos
The Insurance Company of the West Indies (ICWI) has handed over six road-safety infomercials to the the Ministry Of Transport, Works and Housing for broadcast on free-to-air television. Each one-minute infomercial addresses a specific area - speeding, motorcycle safety, overtaking, tailgating, pedestrian safety and general safe driving tips.

Huge sales gains in United States
Most of the big car companies are reporting double-digit gains for January, as last year's momentum in United States (US) auto sales continues into 2013.

Jamaican mechanics excel in Canada
Mechanic Michael Anderson and his colleagues are gathered in an apartment in Saskatoon, Canada, to 'row a boat' - the Jamaican expression for communal cooking and dining. The group of men arrived in Canada last summer from Jamaica to take up jobs as mechanics with transportation firms.

Traffic court judges charged in US
Get caught speeding? Running a red light? Leaving the scene of an accident? For years, it was no problem, authorities say - so long as you were in Philadelphia, USA, and knew the right people.

Suzuki Swift hits 3 million worldwide
Suzuki's compact car the Swift, which was launched as a world strategic model in 2004, reached three million units of sales last month.It was first produced and sold in Japan as a world strategic model in November 2004.

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