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How to Get a Drivers Permit

Posted by on Oct 31, 2017 in Legal Issues | Comments Off on How to Get a Drivers Permit

There’s nothing more exciting than getting your driver’s license and onto the road. To earn one in the state of New Jersey, first-time drivers are required by the Motor Vehicle Commission to pass the graduated driver license program. Individuals need to follow a specific application process depending on their age—early bird, young adult, or adult road. No matter which road your application takes, every process starts with earning a learner’s permit or an examination permit—the details for which can be found below. New Residents in New Jersey For drivers who are both under 18 years of age and possess a driver’s license from a state other than New Jersey, they cannot simply transfer their license—they must first fulfill the GDL program’s requirements before they can apply to get a New Jersey driver’s license. Applying for a Learner’s Permit New...

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How Organ Donation Works in New Jersey

Posted by on Oct 23, 2017 in Legal Issues | Comments Off on How Organ Donation Works in New Jersey

As in other states, New Jersey’s Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) has a registration program for organ donation in place for drivers in case they tragically lose their lives in automobile-related collisions but want to offer their organs and/or tissues to those in need. In New Jersey alone, over 3,500 people are currently waiting for transplants, and over 2.3 million New Jersey residents have already donated organs and helped save similar lives in need. While this isn’t necessarily an option individuals must take, it is an opportunity to provide hope to thousands and one anyone should at least consider. Registering as an Organ Donor First and foremost, all organ donors must be 18 years of age or older, and all eligible donors can register either online or in-person through their local MVC office. They require their social security and driver’s...

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