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New Laws Effective January 1st, 2017

by Lisa on Jan 01, 2017.
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New Laws Coming Your Way January 1st, 2017 It’s that time again -- New laws are hitting the roads! Two states, California and Illinois, once again lead the pack with new legislation geared towards making the roads safer. Below is an overview of the main points of the new laws. Keep in mind that it may take some time before the DMV manuals are updated. New manuals are almost never released on January 1. But, if the law is in place, you can get a ticket for violating it. If taking ... Read More

Don't Get Ticketed: Know Your New Laws

by Lisa on Oct 30, 2015.
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With every new calendar quarter, a wave of new laws hit the books. They may not be in your state’s updated DMV manual since most of those manuals are only updated once a year, but that doesn’t mean these laws aren’t in full effect. Check our list below to see if your state has any new laws that impact you. h3. United Kingdom - Say what?? *No Smoking in Cars We are mentioning the UK’s ban on smoking in a car or other vehicles with anyone under the age of 18 simply because it has... Read More
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New Laws Make the Roads Safer for All

by Lisa on Oct 26, 2015.
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The rules of the road constantly evolve and change in an effort to make the roads safer for all who use them. One of the fastest changing categories is bicycle laws. Organizations such as the "League of American Bicyclists":http://www.bikeleague.org/index.php and the "National Complete Streets Coalition":http://www.completestreets.org/ lobby for states to pass laws to make the roads safer for cyclists. According to the "RoSPA":http://www.rospa.com/road-safety/advice/pedal-cyclists/facts-... Read More
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New DMV Laws Effective July 1, 2015

by Lisa on Jul 07, 2015.
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July 1st brings several states new laws for drivers. From move over laws to slow lane laws, laws that have proven effective in some states are spreading to other states. If you are headed to your DMV to take the test, be sure to ask if the new laws are represented in the DMV manual and the written test. States have been known to have a delay in updating test material and DMV manuals are often only updated once a year. Once the tests have been updated, expect a question on any new or upd... Read More
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New DMV Laws for California Residents Simplified

by Lisa on Jan 18, 2013.
Filed under: California Commercial Driver's Licence, Driver's License, Learner's Permit, Motorcycle
Effective January 1, 2013, the California legislature passed several laws that effect CA drivers. Read below to learn the newest DMV rules and regulations. Driving Under the Influence: Drivers suspected of being under the influence of drugs can no longer choose a urine test over a blood test, with certain exemptions for health related reasons. If a blood test is unavailable, then the person is deemed to have given his or her consent to a urine test. California Vintage License Plate... Read More