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    Customs Officers Intercept Record Number of Stolen Vehicles at Port of Wilmington (Delaware)

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized a stolen 2018 Cadillac Escalade, valued at more than $57,000 at the Port of Wilmington, Del, September 25...This recovery was one of a record 16 stolen vehicles that CBP officers at the Port of Wilmington seized during fiscal year 2019, which ended on September 30. The combined value of the stolen vehicles is $454,007, also a CBP Port record...Officers discovered that the Escalade's visible vehicle identification number (VIN) belonged to a 2018 Mercedes Benz and detained the vehicle for a thorough examination. Read more at firststateupdate.com.

    How a 16-Year-Old With Vision Impairment Got Michigan Driving Law Changed

    A 16-year-old Jenison High School student was able to get a Michigan driving law changed after testifying in front of the state Senate. Two bills were brought before and eventually approved by the Michigan Senate and House of Representatives this summer. Senate Bill 192 introduced a waiver to the 10 hours of night driving needed for drivers under 18 to get a Michigan graduated driver's license if the driver has an impairment that disallows them from driving at night anyway. Read more at mlive.com.

    The Real ID Driver's Licenses Are Here. You Have Questions, So We Got You the Answers. (New Jersey)

    Real ID is now available and travelers planning to use the more secure driver's licenses to board a commercial airliner have questions about how to get it and what documents they need to bring to the motor vehicle agency. We received some insightful and a few very technical Real ID questions from readers on Twitter and by email. We turned to the experts at the state Motor Vehicle Commission and the Transportation Security Administration for the answers, as we did in our first Real ID Q&A. Read more at nj.com.

    DOJ Asks for More Time to Review Undocumented Immigrant Driver's License Law (New York)

    The U.S. Department of Justice says it needs time to weigh in on a legal challenge to a new state law that gives undocumented immigrants access to driver's licenses in New York. Federal prosecutors asked a judge for more time to consider their position on a lawsuit brought by several upstate county clerks that says the new law violates U.S. labor and immigration laws. There are also concerns about possible voter fraud from issuing government ID to undocumented people. Read more at wshu.org.

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