Rims tend to add glamour to a motor vehicle, coming in an assortment of styles, colours and designs that turn heads once they are installed and the ride is seen on the road. However, having the right type of rims - with the correct weight and fit - seem to be more important than whether it can spiral when the car is in motion and how wide it is.
Like many children of local motor-sport celebrities, eight-year-old Tommy Gore is proving to be a chip off the old racing block. He is following the quick path of his father, Doug, who dominated the first leg of the 2013 Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC), held at the Dover Raceway, St Ann, last month.
In February, the Stewart's Automotive Group opened a new facility dedicated to providing repair services for Suzuki, Mitsubishi, BMW and MINI vehicle engines and transmissions.
Greater attention will be paid to road safety awareness in schools, with the introduction of the Jamaica Automobile Association (JAA) Junior Club School Programme in the next academic year. The initiative was launched officially at the Courtleigh Hotel, New Kingston, on Thursday.
The National Road Safety Council (NRSC) has increased the frequency of its public-education awareness programme in schools, in observance of National Road Safety Awareness Month. The Council's school visits are timely in light of its growing concerns over the dramatic increase in child fatalities, especially child pedestrian fatalities.