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    Here Are the Most Outrageous License Plates Submitted to the Florida DMV 

    When Adam Peterson's white 1976 Toyota Supra was getting repainted, someone stole his personalized license plate. So he went to a branch of the Pasco Tax Collector to request another one. Weeks later, the 38-year-old Tampa man got a letter from the state. Even though he'd driven around with a plate that said 'SNGLE AF' for years, his request to replace it with the same message had been rejected. Peterson swears that the meaning isn't what people probably think — he has a girlfriend. The plate was actually referring to his customized car. Read the article at tampabay.com.

     

    Maine Unveils New Driver's License Design That Will Include Real ID Compliant Marking

    Your driver's license will be getting a makeover when it comes up for renewal. The Maine secretary of state's office unveiled a new design for it on Monday that will also include a marking meant to signal compliance with a controversial federal law regulating state-issued identification. The new design will replace the moose-and-mountain design adopted in 2010 by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, which is overseen by the secretary of state's office. Read the article at fiddleheadfocus.com.

     

    Kid-Sized 'Traffic Parks' Are D.C.'s New Playgrounds With a Purpose (Washington, DC)

    The playground at Neval Thomas Elementary in Northeast D.C. looks like a lot of schools'. It has slides and monkey bars, but look at the asphalt around it, and you'll see a new paint job that's fun and functional. It's full of traffic markings like roundabouts, bike lanes, speed bumps, and crosswalks. Last month, school officials cut the ribbon on what they call a 'traffic garden.' The new addition to the playground mimics the complicated streets of the District. Read the article at wamu.org.

     

    Distracted Driving AD: 'Don't Be That Guy' (Massachusetts)  

    A TV spot urging people not to be 'that guy' is anchoring a new public awareness campaign designed to reduce distracted driving. The Baker administration announced the campaign Thursday, saying research shows that changing attitudes about distracted driving is an effective way to change driver behavior. Citing highway safety experts, administration officials say driver inattention is behind a 'steady increase' in pedestrian and bicycle crashes over the past several years. Read the article at sentinelandenterprise.com.


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