Maine vehicle inspection expirations extended for the duration of state of emergency

Governor Janet Mills issued an executive order last week that indefinitely extends expiration dates on all vehicle inspection stickers and registrations, as well as driver’s licenses and state IDs. Expiration dates are extended until the state of emergency caused by the spread of coronavirus in Maine is lifted. Included in the order are all driver’s licenses, permits, state identification cards, commercial driver’s licenses, dealer licenses, salvage motor vehicle recycler licenses, driver and rider school licenses and instructor licenses. In addition, the Maine State Police, which is responsible for overseeing Maine’s annual vehicle inspection program, is also extending expiration dates on vehicle inspections and registrations, and temporary registrations, for the duration of the state of emergency.

Honda Follows Mazda By Ditching Some Touchscreen Controls For Not Being ‘Intuitive’

It seemed like a bit of a risk when Mazda decided to not offer a touchscreen in the new Mazda 3. But Mazda may have just been ahead of the trend, as Honda has also abandoned some reliance on the new Honda Jazz’s touch controls because they just aren’t “intuitive.”

April’s Anti-Distracted Driving Campaign Canceled – But Enforcement Is Still On in Minnesota

A nationwide anti-distracted driving campaign has been canceled, but authorities in Minnesota say they will still be enforcing the law. The …

3 New Orleans sheriff’s investigators, commander resign amid probe (Red-light cameras are involved)

The commander and three members of an Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office internal investigations unit abruptly resigned on Friday. The departures came amid an internal investigation into irregularities involving work hours and private employment, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation, though Sheriff Marlin Gusman said in a statement Monday that the office “has received no subpoenas or warrants from any entity related to any of these former employees.” Maj. Edwin Hosli, head of the investigative unit, along with Lt. Joe Catalanotto, Agents Danny DeNoux and Kerri Lynch all “voluntarily resigned” on Friday, according to a Gusman spokesman.

The story behind GM’s scramble to build ventilators for coronavirus patients

Did GM and Ventec drag their feet on ventilators, or was Trump demanding a miracle?