News for Friday January 8, 2016

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 $12,700 dollars in revenue collected by the Police in December through the issuing of temporary drivers license

The Royal Montserrat Police Service (RMPS) collected $12,700 dollars in revenue in December through the issuing of temporary drivers license.

According to data collected by the Police, five thousand six hundred and fifty dollars ($5650) were collected at the Brades Police Station, four thousand two hundred dollars ($4200) at the Salem Police Station and two thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars ($2850) at the Airport.

During the period, December 1st to December 31st last year 254 visitors received temporary drivers license.

 

“Soufriere Hills Volcano in a state of internal unrest” says scientific assessment

The Soufriere Hills Volcano is said to be in a state of internal unrest.

In its most recent assessment of the volcano, the Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) said as a result of the unrest, lava extrusion was still likely.

As Director of the Montserrat Volcano Observatory MVO Rod Stewart explains internal unrest means that there’s still ongoing activity beneath the surface of the volcano.

 

‘Speeding’ a contributing factor for most of the traffic accidents here

Source: www.fioravantilaw.com

Speeding has been identified as the contributing factor for most of the traffic accidents here.

This was highlighted by Police Constable Jackie Campbell while commenting on the 2015 Traffic statistics.

The number of reported traffic accident for 2015 stood at 125—29 more accidents than the 96 recorded in 2014.

 

James White Jr presents these and other stories