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News & Industry Trends Dollar VW Will Pay—Dearly—for Diesel Scandal in U.S. by Bridget Clerkin on

They say that cheaters never prosper, and now Volkswagen is learning the truth of that old adage the hard way. Nearly half a million Americans who bought one of the auto giant’s law-skirting diesel vehicles will be offered a repair or refund by the company for their troubles, as well as “substantial compensation,” according to […]

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Insurance people on the move in Bourbon street at night Louisiana Police Will Have Instant Insurance Information by Bridget Clerkin on

Those who don’t pay for insurance are about to pay for their actions in Louisiana. The Pelican State has adopted a system that will allow its state police troopers to have real-time information on the car insurance of those they pull over in routine stops or otherwise. The Louisiana State Police kicked off the first […]

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Safety & Driving Head-up system technology in car. Vector illustration The Future of Car Safety by Bridget Clerkin on

Distracted driving is an epidemic responsible for claiming a growing number of lives each year. But some of those same technologies so frequently responsible for taking our eyes off the road are being reworked to help ensure we drive more safely. In fact, the future of our driving safety rests largely in the hands of […]

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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Up to 3,000 traffic cases in Vermont may be affected by the state Judicial Bureau’s outdated computer system, essentially causing the Green Mountain State to temporarily stop prosecuting one of its most common crimes.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 Exam Utah Adds Driver’s License Testing Requirement by Bridget Clerkin on

Members of the Beehive State hoping to start driving for the first time will now have to go the extra mile before putting miles on their vehicles. Starting this year, Utah residents applying for a first-time license will have to pass an additional online test in order to secure a learner’s permit. While the exam […]

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Registration & Titling VW-TDI-Recall VW Diesel Scandal & DMV Implications by Bridget Clerkin on

Once a leading voice in the “clean diesel” movement, Volkswagen admitted earlier this month that they had been playing dirty after all, producing cars that not only pollute the air at an illegal rate, but appear to be cleaner than they actually are, by “cheating” on emissions tests. DMV Implications Since the news broke, it […]

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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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