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    Jurisdiction Response to COVID-19

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    Motor Vehicle Industry Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

    Below are a selection of news articles regarding the effects of coronavirus on the motor vehicle community.

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                                                                                            Mother Creates Mobile App To Help Protect Black Drivers

                                                                                            In a display of motherly love and concern for her son's safety, one mom created a mobile app that would protect Black drivers in the event they are pulled over by police. Charmine Davis, a clinical psychotherapist in California, was concerned as her son neared driving age as Black drivers are more likely to be pulled over by police than white drivers. Read more at abc7.com.


                                                                                            These 20 Cities Have the Most Aggressive Drivers (2021)

                                                                                            Drivers in these cities are the worst offenders when it comes to the most egregious (and illegal) forms of aggressive behavior on the roads. From speeding or tailgating to running red lights, aggressive driving contributes significantly to motor vehicle crashes and fatalities — which, unfortunately, have risen 8 percent over the past year. Read more at knbr.com.


                                                                                            Massachusetts Driving School Owner Snared in Drug Investigation Owes $1 Million To Students After Abruptly Closing, Lawsuit Says

                                                                                            The owner of a Massachusetts driving school that closed after the owner was arrested on methamphetamine trafficking charges owes students $1 million, according to a lawsuit filed by Attorney General Maura Healey...The attorney general’s office started a civil investigation into potential consumer protection violations after receiving several consumer complaints and being contacted by the Registry of Motor Vehicles. Read more at masslive.com.


                                                                                            After a String of Bungled Tech Upgrades, California Tries a New Approach

                                                                                            California may be home to some of the biggest tech companies in the world, but as the pandemic unemployment payment scandal has shown, proximity to greatness doesn’t seem to have helped the state's IT messes, much...but the state is hoping a new way of procuring and updating technology will help prevent similar computer meltdowns in the future. Read more at kqed.org.



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