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Apple Takes a Bite Out of the Self-Driving Game

by Bridget Clerkin on

With a simple announcement, everything changed. Proving once again that its influence should never be discounted, Apple has officially stepped into the driverless car game, receiving permission from the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to test several autonomous cars on the state’s roads. Specifically, the permit allows Apple to experiment with three 2015 Lexus […]

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Man’s Last Name Too Crude for Custom License Plate by Tierney Brannigan on

After 25 years, a Canadian man’s personal license plates were cancelled for being “socially unacceptable.” But what could be so publically offensive to warrant reprimanding by the Nova Scotia Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV)? His last name. Lorne Grabher originally bought the customized “GRABHER” plates for his father as a birthday present in 1991. Since […]

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warning sign warning about Scam in road ahead.
Florida Warns Residents of New Traffic Ticket Scam by Bridget Clerkin on

If you’ve received an e-mail from what appears to be Florida’s Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV), be careful. The state agency has reported a scam being executed in its name. Victims are being targeted via an official-looking e-mail, allegedly sent from the DHSMV and warning customers of a quickly-approaching deadline to pay […]

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PennDOT: No More Registration Stickers Needed by Bridget Clerkin on

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is putting registration stickers in its rearview mirror. The state agency will no longer issue or require registration stickers for license plates beginning December 31, 2016. Residents of the Keystone State will still have to register their vehicles; however, the procedure will look slightly different than it does currently. […]

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