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Auto Insurance News You May Have Missed Week of May 26th 2014

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Commercial drivers must have certified medical exams
As of May 21, 2014, all non-excepted CDL holders are required to have their medical examinations performed by a Medical Examiner certified by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and listed on its National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. This information is submitted to the Commercial Driver’s License Information System (CDLIS), which can be accessed by law enforcement authorities throughout the country.

Source: Providence Journal
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D.C. school buses racked up traffic-camera violations
Traffic cameras in the District have caught city school bus drivers speeding and running red lights hundreds of times in recent years, and — unlike most drivers in the District — they haven’t had to pay the tickets, according to city records.

Source: Washington Post
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DMV launches title-transfer process
The S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles has a new online feature designed to make it easier to register and obtain title to a vehicle. The service allows customers who are transferring a South Carolina title to start their application online, print it and submit it electronically to a DMV office or mail it in, according to a news release.

Source: Beaufort Gazette
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DMV to end motorcycle skills testing at 9 locations
The Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will discontinue motorcycle skills testing at nine field offices as of June 1, 2014. The nine offices are: Albany, Baker City, Cave Junction, McMinnville, Pendleton, Roseburg, Southeast Portland, St. Helens and Tillamook.

Source: Tillamook Herald
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DMV continues replacing Sesquicentennial license plates
The special license plate developed for Wisconsin’s Sesquicentennial and other red-lettered plates are quickly becoming history as more than 150,000 have been replaced since August 2013. Over the next five months, roughly 150,000 more will be replaced.

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Arlington seeks to block registrations of red-light violators
ARLINGTON — With unpaid fines from motorists caught by red-light cameras topping $2.5 million, the city intends to strike a deal with Tarrant County to withhold vehicle registrations from scofflaws until they pay up.

Source: Star-Telegram
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Vermont-New York seat belt task forces team up
SHELBURNE – Law enforcement agencies in Vermont and New York kicked off this past month the Click it or Ticket campaign at several points of entry between Vermont and New York in an effort to bring awareness to the many fatal crashes involving unbuckled people driving and riding in motor

Source: Burlington Free Press
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