Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles

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Name: Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Texting-while-driving ban brings convictions, but uncertainties remain

The current law banning texting while driving in Virginia might have saved lives, but it has left law enforcement officials a little unsure how best to enforce it.More than 40 convictions have been recorded in Central Virginia since the newest statute ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ride-sharing service Uber launches in Roanoke/Blacksburg market

. -The ride-sharing program Uber is now in the Roanoke/Blacksburg area.The company announced Thursday that along with this area, it added service to 22 college towns across the country. The company say it operates in 200 cities across the world.Earlier ... [Published WDBJ7.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Sheriff's Office receives highway safety enforcement grants

Highway safety has been, and will continue to be, a high priority in Washington County by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. As a result, the Washington County Virginia Sheriff’s Office has been successful in applying for and receiving two 2015 Virginia ... [Published SWVA Today - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

State Police: Motor Vehicle Theft Down in Virginia in 2013

Richmond, VA - The Virginia State Police Help Eliminate Auto Theft (H.E.A.T.) Program has just released the “Analysis of 2013 Virginia Motor Vehicle Theft Statistics,” which indicates a continued reduction in vehicle thefts in Virginia. A total of 8,319 ... [Published WSET - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

WCVSO receives 2 DMV grants

ABINGDON, Va. — The Washington County Virginia Sheriff’s Office has been awarded two 2015 Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Highway Safety Enforcement Grants.The non-local match grants, in the amount of $35,750, are pass-through grant funding from ... [Published TriCities.com - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

DMV 2 Go offers host of motor vehicle services

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles offers a one-stop-shop for those interested in DMV services, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-noon Saturday at 6050 Gorgas Road, in the parking lot next to the Fort Belvoir Exchange.DMV 2 Go, which offers full-services ... [Published Belvoir Eagle - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

CEA Applauds Virginia Agreement With ...

The following statement can be attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding Virginia’s decision to give Uber and Lyft temporary authority to operate in the state, Maryland’s designation of Uber ... [Published EFYTimes.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

NEW: No Charges In Deputy-Involved Crash

HARRISONBURG — No charges will be filed in Monday morning’s downtown crash involving a Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office deputy, but the officer is at fault, according to the Virginia State Police.Deputy Donald Landes, 57, was responding to an attempted ... [Published Daily News-Record - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 3 reports

CEA Applauds Virginia Agreement with Uber and Lyft

ARLINGTON, Va.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The following statement can be attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding Virginia’s decision to give Uber and Lyft temporary authority to operate ... [Published EON Transportation - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

San Francisco Riders Can Carpool with Lyft Now

It's been a good week for Lyft. Today, the ride-sharing service launched a new product in San Francisco and also got the go-ahead to continue operations in Virginia.Designed to let passengers split fares, Lyft Line was developed with help from the team ... [Published Auto World News - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Search warrants show investigators may have identified car involved in fatal hit and run

. -WDBJ7 is learning new details about last month's deadly hit and run accident along Shenandoah Avenue.Sandra Nadine Loughry died on July 5 after a vehicle hit her from behind.According to search warrants filed at the Roanoke City Courthouse, investigators ... [Published WDBJ7.com - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

Virginia reaches agreement with Uber, Lyft

RICHMOND, Va. (WJLA) - Virginia has reached an agreement with car services Uber and Lyft that will allow the companies to continue operating in the Commonwealth.Continue readingUnder the agreement, which was announced Wednesday by Gov. Terry McAuliffe ... [Published WJLA.com - Aug 06 2014]

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...we're going to a resolution soon once the citycity council is back in session that will allow us to enforce against illegal street hails," he said. "These digital dispatch services--their vehicles should not engage in street hails. They can be booked by electronic purposes, and you know, to help enforce against the hails, we want to have an inventory of who's driving for these companies."
"Uber is welcome to come to the city of Calgary, but we're not going to change what we've built to accommodate Uber" said City of Calgary chief livery officer Marc Halat, as quoted by the Herald
"Today's agreement allows Lyft to continue providing safe rides and economic opportunity to Virginians as we work with state leaders to secure a permanent future for ridesharing, said Dave Estrada, VP of Government Relations for Lyft. "Virginia has led the way in embracing innovative industries and we applaud Governor McAuliffe and Attorney General Herring for their thoughtful work to reach an agreement that maintains the highest level of public safety while expanding consumer choice. In addition to our involvement in DMV's ongoing study on Transportation Network Companies, we look forward to helping craft new rules for peer-to-peer transportation that increase access to safe, affordable and convenient rides for all Virginia residents.""
"We have done our best to keep the public abreast of these changes. But there's certainly as with any changes, are going to be some sort of confusing or some misinformation could be put out there" explained Lloyd

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Uber comes to Charlottesville [Published UV Cavalier Daily - Sep 01 2014]
Texting-while-driving ban brings convictions, b... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Aug 31 2014]
UberBLACK Prices Raised [Published Individual.com - Aug 29 2014]
Will Holder Ignore Double Voting in Virginia? [Published National Review - Aug 28 2014]
Ride-sharing service Uber launches in Roanoke/B... [Published WDBJ7.com - Aug 28 2014]
AAA: Nearly 1 million Virginians traveling for ... [Published Augusta Free Press - Aug 27 2014]
Sheriff's Office receives highway safety enforc... [Published SWVA Today - Aug 25 2014]
State Police: Motor Vehicle Theft Down in Virgi... [Published WSET - Aug 18 2014]
WCVSO receives 2 DMV grants [Published TriCities.com - Aug 17 2014]
DMV 2 Go offers host of motor vehicle services [Published Belvoir Eagle - Aug 15 2014]
Uber Banned Again: 5 Places Where Ride-Sharing ... [Published Auto World News - Aug 14 2014]
CEA Applauds Virginia Agreement With ... [Published EFYTimes.com - Aug 14 2014]
NEW: No Charges In Deputy-Involved Crash [Published Daily News-Record - Aug 13 2014]
State Strikes Deal to Let Uber, Lyft Operate ..... [Published Heritage Foundation - Aug 09 2014]
Virginia Reaches Agreement With Lyft, Uber [Published Government Technology US - Aug 07 2014]
Virginia Reaches Temporary Agreement to Allow S... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 07 2014]
Laws have changed for moped riders [Published WDBJ7.com - Aug 07 2014]
Search warrants show investigators may have ide... [Published WDBJ7.com - Aug 07 2014]
Uber and Lyft win temporary state approval [Published Times Dispatch - Aug 07 2014]
CEA Applauds Virginia Agreement with Uber and Lyft [Published SPi World News - Aug 06 2014]
CEA Applauds Virginia Agreement with Uber and Lyft [Published EON Transportation - Aug 06 2014]
CEA Applauds Virginia Agreement with Uber and Lyft [Published Business Wire Technology News - Aug 06 2014]
CEA Applauds Virginia Agreement with Uber and Lyft [Published Business Wire Public Policy/Government News - Aug 06 2014]
San Francisco Riders Can Carpool with Lyft Now [Published Auto World News - Aug 06 2014]
Relax, Virginia: Uber and Lyft Are Now Complete... [Published Washingtonian.com - Aug 06 2014]
Virginia reaches agreement with Lyft, Uber [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 06 2014]
Uber and Lyft Can Now Legally Operate in Virginia [Published Washington City Paper - Aug 06 2014]
Virginia reaches agreement with Uber, Lyft [Published WJLA.com - Aug 06 2014]
Uber, Lyft get Virginia green light, for now [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 06 2014]
Virginia reaches agreement with Uber, Lyft [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Aug 06 2014]
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CEA Applauds Virginia Agreement with Uber and Lyft [Published EON Transportation - Aug 06 2014]
ARLINGTON, Va.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The following statement can be attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding Virginia’s decision to give Uber and Lyft temporary authority to operate ...
CEA Applauds Virginia Agreement with Uber and Lyft [Published Business Wire Technology News - Aug 06 2014]
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following statement can be attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding Virginia’s decision to give Uber and Lyft temporary authority to operate in the state, ...
CEA Applauds Virginia Agreement with Uber and Lyft [Published Business Wire Public Policy/Government News - Aug 06 2014]
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following statement can be attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding Virginia’s decision to give Uber and Lyft temporary authority to operate in the state, ...
Victory: Uber, Lyft Allowed to Operate in Virgi... [Published Townhall's Featured Blog - Jul 04 2014]
The cease-and-desist order issued to ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles in June has been... ...
Virginia DMV Reportedly Reversing Uber and Lyft... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Jul 03 2014]
Matthew Feeney Yesterday the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) issued a news release praising the Virginia DMV and Gov. Terry McAuliffe for reversing the ban imposed on Uber and Lyft last month: We are encouraged by reports that the Virginia ...
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