Driver's Licenses

Tensing retrial: Judge, advocates seek more racially diverse juries

CINCINNATI — With the Ray Tensing retrial beginning, civil rights and black advocacy groups want Hamilton County to take a step that could increase the diversity of juries.<p>These groups would like to see Hamilton County join the growing roster of courts across Ohio that use lists of licensed drivers …

Policing

Free pet adoption for military members

Veterans, active-duty military and their families can adopt pets for free at several county animal shelters during Memorial day weekend, from May 26 …

Pet Adoption

Lawmakers weighing boost to Louisiana driver's license fees

Lawmakers are considering whether to raise driver's license fees by $1 and deposit the estimated $2.4 million raised over five years into a veterans …

How technology could change the DMV: mobile driver’s licenses, cars that issue speeding tickets and more – GeekWire

Technology has disrupted and changed a variety of industries and experiences, but most wouldn’t put a trip to the DMV in the category of modernized …

Updating the state debate over how to quantify driver impairment from cannabis use

<i>A motorist produces their driver's license at a DUI checkpoint in Bellflower on March 6, 2014.; Credit: Stuart Palley/KPCC</i>AirTalk®As the state of …

Cannabis

City Council cracks down on valet parking — again

The City Council tried again Wednesday to tighten the regulatory rein on valet parkers and made it tougher for SpotHero and other parking aggregators …

Cities

Breaking: SEC Running Back Arrested

The LSU running back was arrested on a gambling charge.<p>LSU running back Lanard Fournette was arrested this weekend on a gambling charge.<p>The younger …

Leonard Fournette

Florida police use Facetime to nab cellphone thief

A Florida sheriff's deputy caught a suspected cellphone thief last month by calling the stolen device using Facetime, Okaloosa County Theriff's office announced Monday.<p>Chandler Ridge Carlyle, 18, took the cellphone when the owner let him use it at a party to make a call, police said. Carlyle then …

Crime

Real ID close to coming to a PennDOT near you

Pennsylvanians soon should be free to continue moving about the country.<p>The Pennsylvania legislature is poised to send a bill to Gov. Wolf, as early …

Philadelphia

Kobach Comes Up Empty on Voter Fraud Prosecutions

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is one of the loudest voices in the country in claiming that voter fraud is a massive problem. He’s the one who …

Democracy

Tips Wanted: Elderly Man On Joy Ride Across State Considered 'Endangered Missing'

<b>ROSEVILLE (WWJ)</b> – An elderly west Michigan man is considered an “endangered missing” person after he turned and ended up lost in metro …

Crime

Iowa to have mobile driver's licenses in 2018

Ever since the first US smartphone to contain a Near Field Communication (NFC) chip for contactless mobile payments was released more than seven …

Do Collisions Make Young Drivers Safer?

Source: Thue via Wikimedia CommonsI have three kids, and over the years, I have seen each of them get a driver’s license and go out on their own. I …

Red State Lynching Rhetoric Ramps Up

President Trump’s ugly rhetoric was taken as a kind of permission by a huge number of Americans.<p>MONTGOMERY, Ala.—It’s hard to keep from staring open-mouthed as the Trump presidency dissolves into a maelstrom of narcissism, lies, mind-boggling political stupidity, and, possibly, criminal charges.<p>But …

Racism

Drunk, speeding Corvette driver gets 6 years for killing cyclist in bike lane

A 62-year-old speeding Corvette driver who was trying to pass another driver when he struck and killed a 77-year-old bicyclist was sentenced Monday …

Crime

DOT delays Obama-era training rules for truck drivers

President Trump’s Transportation Department is again delaying Obama-era training requirements for truck and bus drivers.The Transportation …

Transportation

Metro Moves To Overhaul Its Bus System To Fight Falling Ridership

There have been mixed messages over our excitement for public transit. On one hand, L.A. voters overwhelmingly approved Measure M in November, …

Uber

Etiquette Every Honeymooner Needs to Know on Airline Flights

<i>Airline flights aren't what the used to be. Instead of a luxury service with nicely dressed passengers and easy boarding processes, today it can often run the risk of being unpleasant, no matter how prepared you are. And when you’re jetting off on the romantic trip of a lifetime—your</i> …

Airlines

The Most Insane Laws from Countries All Over the World

ADVERTISEMENT<p>Laws are put in place to keep a society civilized, but sometimes these laws can get a little bit out of hand.<p>France: It’s Legal to Marry …

Sweden

Iowa smartphone driver's licenses planned to launch in 2018

Iowa residents should be able to start downloading their driver's licenses onto their smartphones by late next year, according to state officials.<p>The …

Watch the Newest Ads on TV From Ford, FedEx, Target and More

Every weekday, we bring you the <b>Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots</b>, new and trending TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad measurement company …

Advertising Industry

Here's how you can play Bethpage Black (and no, it's not difficult)

We New Yorkers are a spoiled bunch. Our bars never close, most of our museums are free, and we pay resident rates at Bethpage Black.<p>Just $75 to play a championship golf course on a weekend morning has to be the greatest deal in golf. And unlike Torrey Pines and Chambers Bay, where out-of-towners …

Golf

Right or privilege? A beauty of a trick question

posted at 11:31 am on May 20, 2017 by Ed Morrissey<p>We’ve had a week full of controversies, but one in particular deserves more attention than it got. …

Health Care

An Undocumented Mother of 2 Was Detained After an Immigration Check-In

An undocumented mother of two who pled guilty to a traffic violation is being detained by federal immigration authorities in Virginia after her …

Immigration

Everything, Everything Movie Review (2017)

Charismatic film actors can work miracles with so-so material. But there usually comes a point when they can no longer camouflage that the story they …

Romeo and Juliet

Soon, You May Not Be Able To Use Your Driver's License To Get On A Plane

Don't panic: We can all get through this together.<p>Thanks to the government, you may soon not be able to use your driver’s license to fly domestically. But don’t panic: We can all get through this together. So let us break down the rather complicated REAL ID Act for you.<p><b>What on earth is the REAL ID</b> …

Identity Theft

34 Packing Hacks Every Traveler Should Know

I pride myself on being an outstanding packer. The greatest compliment anyone can give me is, "Wow, is that all you brought?" I<p>harshly judgestruggle …

Hacking

8 Things You Should Always Pack in Your Carry-On

Every traveler wants their trip to go off without a hitch, but human error can foil those plans. Maybe you forgot to pack your medication, or perhaps …

Hacking

I Finally Passed My Driving Test on Try #4—And Haven't Driven Since

I didn’t think to get my driver’s license until my mid-twenties. I grew up in Geneva, Switzerland, where the legal driving age was 18, and moved to New York as soon as I could. I suppose I could have at least taken lessons, but driving seemed like a risky chore; it was also pretty pointless, since …

Transportation

Looking Forward to Our Driverless Future

I recently turned 30, and I still don’t have a driver’s license.<p>I grew up in Manhattan, so I never needed to drive. Most destinations were within …

Transportation