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Smog Checks in New Jersey

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in Legal Issues | 0 comments

While smog checks are seemingly more common in states like California, New Jersey has such checks as well, and it would benefit all car owners to have an idea of what these checks entail. In the state of New Jersey, the Motor Vehicle Commission requires many vehicles to submit to emissions inspections once registered and then again once every two years. While this testing’s safety portion has been largely eliminated, there are vehicles that still need safety inspections. For vehicles that don’t pass their inspections, they have to be retested and repaired within a specific timeframe. Also, new state residents have different requirements for their emissions inspection. New Residents in New Jersey Once someone has move into New Jersey, they must have their car inspected within two weeks of being registered unless considered exempt. It should be noted, however, that...

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How to Handle Right-of-Way at Intersections

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in Driving Tips | 0 comments

To promote safety for everyone while out on the road, all drivers, especially younger ones, must learn to respect the right-of-way of others and to practice caution while advancing through intersections. This is an easy enough task for drivers, especially for those who just learned about it while studying for their driver’s test. However, for those who may have skimmed through the material or those who need a quick refresher, check out our guide on the basics of right-of-way and learn to become safer while behind the wheel of your vehicle. Intersections To put it simply, intersections are points where two roads meet, such as side streets, cross streets, roundabouts, or freeway entrances. Since the likelihood of accidents increases at intersections, drivers would be wise to proceed cautiously using the following rules: Crossing intersections with no yield or stop...

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