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News & Industry Trends Is ridesharing the cause of San Francisco's increased traffic jams? Uber-Crowded: Are Rideshares to Blame for Bad Traffic? by Bridget Clerkin on

As any California-phile knows, the difference between the northern and southern parts of the state are pronounced, and proudly protected by the denizens of each. But a recent study shows that San Francisco may have more in common with its southerly neighbor Los Angeles than its residents would care to admit—and it’s not making them […]

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Insurance asap Five Reasons Why You’re Buying the Wrong Car Insurance by Bridget Clerkin on

While buying car insurance is not the same thing as purchasing, say, peanut butter (unfortunately, there are no Sunday Savers with pages of car insurance coupons), a little thought and know-how could be the difference between paying hundreds of extra dollars a year. Luckily, like all skill sets, the art of savvy spending can be […]

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Safety & Driving coffee NJ Plans to Crack Down on Drinking (Coffee) and Driving by Bridget Clerkin on

For decades, drivers around the country have been warned not to drink and drive, but for New Jersey motorists, that rule may soon apply to another accident-causing, dark brown, bitter liquid: coffee. The caffeinated substance is in the crosshairs of a new bill being shopped around the state legislature that would make drinking coffee while […]

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Tickets & Violations Smoking Computer with No Heartbeat Vermont DMV Hampered by Old Computers by Bridget Clerkin on

Up to 3,000 traffic cases in Vermont may be affected by the state Judicial Bureau’s outdated computer system, essentially causing the Green Mountain State to temporarily stop prosecuting one of its most common crimes. The antiquated system has muddled the lines of communication between the bureau and the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), therefore […]

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License & Endorsements Paper shredder in an office NM MVD on Verge of Destroying Thousands of Licenses by Bridget Clerkin on

Trouble finding your New Mexico driver’s license? You might want to check the Santa Fe Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) office before it’s too late Nearly 3,000 licenses have been returned to the state agency already this year, and with more and more filing cabinets being filled with the repossessed IDs, the MVD is getting ready […]

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Registration & Titling Car Emissions Measurement. Photo taken with SAMSUNG GALAXY K zoom Illinois Emissions Tests—And Reminders—Are Back Again by Bridget Clerkin on

Need to renew your registration in Illinois? You’ll have to get in line—and it may take a while. Illinois drivers are now required to have an emissions test performed on their vehicle before they can renew their registration. It sounds like a routine regulation, but it’s the second time this year the Prairie State has […]

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Moving & Traveling Business woman walking through airport with suitcase I-94 Forms and Arriving in the U.S. by Tina Chang on

Traveling to the United States can be fun and exciting, but it can also be stressful figuring out which visa and immigration documents you need. Most countries will allow you to travel to the U.S. for 90 days or less without a visa. For more information about the Visa Waiver Program, visit the U.S. Department […]

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Buying & Selling IMG_1861 2015 LA Auto Show: Debuts by Angelo Ilumba on

Being one of the marquee events in the auto show circuit, the Los Angeles Auto Show is not unfamiliar with hot World and U.S. debuts, as car manufacturers are eager to show off in front of one of the biggest auto buying markets in the world. From the flashy to the slick yet practical, this […]

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