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News & Industry Trends Gavel Virginia Looking to Expel License Suspension Policy by Tierney Brannigan on

A controversial policy, which has resulted in accusations of unfair treatment towards hundreds of thousands of low-income residents, is getting a second look from Virginia lawmakers early next year.  The policy in question creates a whirlpool of fines and jail time for VA residents who simply don’t have the means to make payments on even […]

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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 Big Brother is watching: new software may be able to catch drivers texting on the road. Texting & Driving? Smile for the Camera! by Tierney Brannigan on

Let’s say you’re driving and expecting an important text message. Then, you hear that familiar sound—your cell phone’s alerting you to a new text. Now, we all know about the dangers of distracted driving, but you’re sitting at a red light, and a quick scan of your surroundings indicates there aren’t any police around. What […]

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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Up to 3,000 traffic cases in Vermont may be affected by the state Judicial Bureau’s outdated computer system, essentially causing the Green Mountain State to temporarily stop prosecuting one of its most common crimes.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 oops word on key showing fail failure mistake or sorry concept NC DMV Mistakes Lead to Thousands of Licenses Lost by Bridget Clerkin on

If you’ve had to pay a speeding ticket or reschedule a traffic court appearance in North Carolina recently, you may want to make sure that your due diligence hasn’t cost you your license. A series of errors by the NC Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has led to thousands of Tar Heelers mistakenly losing their driver’s […]

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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 Buying a new car can be as simple as downloading the perfect app. Top Car-Buying Apps by Tierney Brannigan on

Thanks to the convenience of mobile applications, the days of visiting car lots and dealing with pushy salespeople are over. You can now do most of your auto comparing and shopping whenever and wherever it’s convenient for you, as long as you have a smart phone. We’ve tested some of the top car shopping apps […]

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