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The Massachusetts Senate was successful in adding Section 8A of S-1930 to its version of the 2016 State Budget that increases the Property Damage Threshold for Minor and Major accidents. The current thresholds are Minor Accident: $500 -$2,000 in damage to someone else's property, collision, limited collision, or bodily injury to others; Major Accident $2,001+ in damage. If the language survives the budget conference committee, the new threshold for Minor Accidents will be $1,001 and the threshold for Major Accidents will be $5,001. This could result in significant savings for drivers on their insurance premiums.

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The Massachusetts Legislature has passed a new law effective April 7, 2015 that requires drivers to turn on their headlights and taillights whenever t... Read more >

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Under Federal and State requirements implemented in 2012, drivers who currently hold or want to obtain a Commercial Drivers License must inform their ... Read more >

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On January 3, 2012, a new US Department of Transportation (US DOT) rule prohibiting interstate truck and bus drivers from using hand-held cell phones ... Read more >

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Effective October 1, 2008, an annual enhanced Massachusetts Commercial Motor Vehicle Inspection is required of single, full, or semi-trailers, used in... Read more >

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We’ve heard that a number of Massachusetts-only businesses have been stopped and ticketed for non-compliance with a fairly new regulation promulgated ... Read more >

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