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Trial Jamaica Omnibus Services bus

"Trial bus: one of two buses imported from the United States which will shortly be put on trial by the Jamaica Omnibus Services Limited [JOS]. Initially, the buses will ply the X77 and Rock Hall in St. Andrew routes. They were imported from the motor…

NAVCO assembling bus

"NAVCO's [National Vehicle Corporation] employees seen in the process of assembling one of the buses used by the Jamaica Omnibus Service Company. NAVCO employs some 70 people, all Jamaicans. They were trained by a leading U.K. - based bus-building…

NAVCO employee working on bus frame

"A NAVCO (National Vehicles Corporation) employee carries out work on a locally fabricated frame. The frames are designed with the maximum protection of passengers in mind and are well suited for rural operations. The buses also have a strengthened…

NAVCO's M-79 bus

"The finished product - one of NAVCO's (National Vehicles Corporation) latest designs, the M-79. More than 50% of the raw materials that have gone into the production of this bus were produced locally by suppliers and sub-contractors to…

Alphanso Hamilton and Edson Simms were under a JOS bus doing work when another bus crashed into it

"Bloodied but alive - JOS mechanics Alphonso Hamilton and Edson Simms were two lucky men on Saturday. They were underneath JOS bus on Half Way Tree Road effecting repairs when a bus owned by Mr. V. Wedderburn of 14 Hunts Bay Road, Kingston 11 and…

Bus crash in old sewage pipe - Portmore

"License-number FN 8184, PPV K9403 travelling the Portmore causeway towards Kingston last week, crashed into this old sewage pipe. The Daily News understands that no one was injured in this crash."

Causeway accident - St. Catherine

"Causeway accident: traffic using the Causeway in St. Catherine was held up for several minutes yesterday afternoon after an accident involving this Leyland passenger bus and a Toyota motorcar [foreground]. Most eyewitness reports said the car was…

JOS bus crash along Half Way Tree Road

"JOS bus crash along Half Way Tree Road: JOS Driver Floret Thomas (right) explains to Police Constable Whibly how this bus crashed into the utility pole along Half Way Tree Road Sunday afternoon. According to Mrs. Thomas, she applied the brakes and…

JOS Leyland National accident

Another one: Another JOS Leyland National was involved in an accident yesterday. Driver Newman Boyd reported that he was negotiating the corner at Orange Street and Orange Way when the bus skidded and crashed into the wall on Orange Way, at about…

Jolly Joseph (JOS) bus

"Jolly in Mobay: A Jolly Joseph (JOS) bus rolling along Rose Hall to Montego Bay route. The buses began operating in the North Coast town on November 14 to help the transportation situation there after the Montego Bay Omnibus Company had to withdraw…