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DVDL Provides Easier Online Drivers Licence Renewal, More Options to Customers

There is no longer a requirement to have an Electric Service Identifier (ESID) number to register for renewals on the DVDL’s website.

8,000 made use of vehicle amnesty in 2019

More than 8,000 people took advantage of a vehicle licensing amnesty last year that government introduced to help address the problem of derelict vehicles.

DVDL offices to reopen Monday

The Department of Vehicle and Driver’s Licensing will be reopening all its office locations from next week.

Legislative change will allow drivers to remain street legal

Motorists will soon be able to renew their vehicle licence without the need for a new certificate of roadworthiness.
The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing on Crewe Road in George Town

New rules for vehicle inspections

The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing is putting strict new guidelines in place for vehicle inspections, and has suspended all driving tests until further notice.

The amnesty

Today's editorial cartoon.

EDITORIAL – Time to examine the logic of our judicial penalties

From the outset we have been of the position that the electronic tags were a “solution” in search of a problem.

Electronic license plates

Today's editorial cartoon

EDITORIAL – Electronic plates: One question – Why?

In regard to Cayman’s electronic plates, officials have introduced cutting-edge UHF technology into an area where government had not yet achieved mastery of “metal” and “sticker” technology.

DVDL announces holiday closures

The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing announced it will close all of its offices Dec. 15 “to facilitate a staff function and meeting.”

Police stop

Today's editorial cartoon

25,000 vehicles with ‘expired’ registrations, $14.9 million lost in uncollected DVDL fees

The Cayman Islands Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing repeatedly failed to perform one of its most basic functions properly, contravening the Traffic Law and costing the public purse millions in uncollected fees, the Cayman Compass can reveal.
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DVDL cash handling ‘accountability’ questioned

Certain cash-handling procedures in the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing raised red flags for internal audit staff who reviewed the department in October 2016. In one of the procedures, the audit staff described a “lack of accountability.”

DVDL holiday closure times

The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing offices will close early Friday for a staff function, according to the department.

Licensing Department open in Breakers

The new Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing branch is now open to the public at the SouthCoast Plaza in Breakers, Bodden Town. The plaza opened on Thursday, Oct. 14, and features a full inspection station, registration and drivers’ licensing kiosks offering similar services to the one on Crewe Road in George Town.

‘Racing’ DVDL inspector case goes to prosecutor

The traffic case involving a Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing vehicle inspector who crashed a car he was test driving on July 11 has gone to local prosecutors for a ruling.

Witness: DVDL inspector was ‘racing’

A 1996 Toyota Supra that smashed into a power pole and veered into oncoming cars on Crewe Road on Monday was “speeding,” “zigzagging” and “racing” through midday traffic in George Town, according to an eyewitness.

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