Archive for: August, 2014

Govt looking at alcohol policy

Marketing and advertising to be reviewed Anna-Lisa Paul Published: Thursday, August 21, 2014 The high incidence of people being addicted to legal drugs in T&T are alarming and has prompted the Ministry of Health to begin formulating a national alcohol policy to review the advertising and marketing of alcoholic beverages to the public. Making the announcement…

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Drunk driving draws $69,500 in fines

Tuesday, August 12 2014 A SAN FERNANDO magistrate yesterday handed down a total of $69,500 in fines for persons charged with drunk driving. Presiding magistrate, Rehanna Hosein, in the San Fernando Traffic Court, also disqualified a number of drivers yesterday who pleaded guilty to the charges of driving under the influence of alcohol. Among those…

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Truck driver fined $5,000 for drunk driving

  By STACY MOORE Tuesday, August 12 2014 LAMENTING the recent road fatalities in Trinidad and Tobago, a magistrate yesterday slapped a $5,000 fine on a truck driver who pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol. Kalim Mohammed, 55 of Mission Road, Freeport, was given seven days to pay the fine or serve…

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Young drivers should undergo safety driving course

Tuesday, August 12 2014 THE EDITOR: The Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce is deeply saddened by the high spate of road carnage, loss of lives and fatal accidents occurring on the nation’s roads. This latest accident at the Endeavour Flyover on Tuesday July 29, 2014 that claimed the lives of the three Ramcharans from…

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