VIPD cracks down on unregistered cars, unlicensed drivers in new campaign

Virgin Islands Police are cracking down on unregistered cars and unlicensed drivers.

According to a press release from the department, Acting Commissioner Jason K. Marsh initiated the “Do the Right Thing Vehicle Enforcement Campaign”.

This means police will have random checks, and if the driver has all their documents up to date which includes a valid driver’s license, the vehicle’s registration, and the vehicles insurance, then the operator or owner of the car will be eligible to receive a free ticket to one of the Virgin Islands Carnival Committee’s upcoming events in the St. Thomas District.

Included in this giveaway is free lunches or dinners from some of St. Thomas and St. Croix Fine Restaurants.

This campaign runs from March 11 through May 2019.

If your vehicle is out of compliance with any provisions of the law  or you have any question as it relates to your vehicle, please contact the Bureau of Motor Vehicles  in St Croix at (340)713-4268 or visit the St Croix office at the Patrick Sweeney Police Headquarters in Golden Grove; in St Thomas at (340) 774-4268 or visit the office at 8101 Sub-Base #72; in St John (340-776-6262) or visit the St John office at the Government Complex in Cruz Bay to get back into compliance.