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May 22, 2017

OP-ED | Increasing Minimum Mandatory Auto Insurance Limits Helps Urban Residents the Most

by Michael A. D’Amico | May 22, 2017 9:59pm

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It has been 46 years, almost half a century, that Connecticut has had the same minimum mandatory auto liability limits.

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May 17, 2017

Tesla Makes Big Push For Direct Sales

by Jack Kramer | May 17, 2017 12:00pm

Courtesy of Tesla HARTFORD, CT - For the second consecutive year a poll paid for by Tesla shows there is broad support for the American car manufacturer to sell their electric vehicles directly to consumers in Connecticut.

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May 5, 2017

Pitched Battle Over Franchise Laws For Electric Car Companies

by Christine Stuart | May 5, 2017 2:30pm

Andrei Tudoran / Shutterstock HARTFORD, CT — Score one for the Connecticut car dealers in the latest attempt to keep Tesla, an American electric car maker, from selling its vehicles directly to consumers.

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March 17, 2017

Proponents Argue That Tolling Is The Only Way Left To Fund Crumbling Highways

by Christine Stuart | March 17, 2017 2:39pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — A controversial bill to implement electronic tolling in Connecticut might be considered another tax, but it’s a necessary one if the state wants to maintain its infrastructure, according to lawmakers who voted in favor of the measure.

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February 23, 2017

Tesla, Auto Dealers Square Off Again Over Franchise Law

by Christine Stuart | February 23, 2017 6:30am

CT-N HARTFORD, CT — Tesla Motors is trying again to sell its electric vehicles directly to Connecticut consumers.

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February 6, 2017

Bill Seeks To Get Back Seat Passengers To Buckle Up

by Jack Kramer | February 6, 2017 4:26pm

Thalerngsak Mongkolsin via Shutterstock HARTFORD, CT — Twenty-eight states require back seat passengers in motor vehicles to wear seat belts and it is time Connecticut joined the movement, a traffic safety expert told the General Assembly’s Transportation Committee at a public hearing on Monday.

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January 6, 2017

AAA No Longer An Option For License Renewal In New Haven, Fairfield Counties

by Jack Kramer | January 6, 2017 1:00pm

Jack Kramer/CTNewsJunkie photo Drivers in New Haven and Fairfield counties no longer have the option of using their local AAA offices to renew their driver licenses as an alternative to long lines at Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) branch offices.

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January 2, 2017

Lawmakers Will Revisit Ride-Sharing Regulations

by Christine Stuart | January 2, 2017 4:00pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo It’s been almost two years since the Department of Transportation commissioned a report that made recommendations about how the state should regulate ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft.

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December 21, 2016

Holiday Travel Estimated To Exceed Record

by Cara Rosner | December 21, 2016 12:15pm

AAA travel graphic A record 103 million people nationwide plan to travel for the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s holidays, according to AAA, so those heading to see family and friends this week and next will have plenty of company.

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November 21, 2016

More Travelers In New England Hitting The Road for Thanksgiving

by Cara Rosner | November 21, 2016 12:30pm

Shutterstock More people than last year plan to travel for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday and, as usual, the vast majority will be hitting the road, according to AAA.

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