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Press Releases 2012

DVDL Makes Strides Online
The department has introduced online vehicle and driver licensing. 18th October 2012, 12:35pm
New Traffic Law and Road Code take effect 21 Sept
The new Traffic Law, which takes effect on 21 September, brings with it some 12 new regulations and a revised Road Code, which provides a comprehensive guide to the conduct of all road users, including pedestrians, animal riders, motor cyclists and cyclists. 28th September 2012, 4:48pm
Get to know the New Traffic Law
With the new Traffic Law and Regulations coming into effect on 21 September, there are a few amendments that the public should be aware of, such as: clamping of cars will be illegal but they can be towed; speeding in a school zone and failing to comply with instructions from utility or road repair workers are now ticketable offences. 28th September 2012, 4:45pm
Against the law to use cell phones while driving
The Cayman Islands has reached another milestone in its development with the passing of the new Traffic Laws and Regulations. 28th September 2012, 4:41pm
Driving Instructors to be Registered
For the first time, the new Traffic Law, which comes into effect on 21 September, will require driving instructors to be regulated and the Department of Vehicle & Drivers' Licensing (DVDL) will have a register of approved driving instructors. 28th September 2012, 4:35pm
Traffic law adds new fines and teeth
The new Traffic Law and Regulations which comes into effect 21 September will be introducing new fines, increasing existing ones as well addressing anomalies in the law, such as clauses 79 and 80, which provide the Court with an option to convict for a lesser more serious offence. 28th September 2012, 4:32pm
Get to know your Traffic Law – electric cars and vehicle categories
While 90 per cent of the Traffic Law remains the same, there are significant changes to some sections, including the re-categorisation of vehicles to include electric cars and the regrouping of vehicles to distinguish between sedan, SUVs, Hummers and different trucks weights. 28th September 2012, 4:21pm
Road Code a must have for road users
The public will be able to purchase the Road Code of the Cayman Islands -2012 edition as of tomorrow at both Department of Vehicle & Drivers' Licensing (DVDL) locations. 28th September 2012, 4:16pm
Ms. Wanda McField - Employee of the Year 2011
The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing has named Ms. Wanda McField as its Employee of the Year for 2011.  27th January 2012, 2:25pm