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BOSTON - MassDOT Registrar of Motor Vehicles Erin Deveney announced today that applications for the 2016 Low Number Plate Lottery are now being accepted online or by U.S. mail. Starting this year, for the first time ever, customers will be able to enter the lottery online by visiting:  https://secure.rmv.state.ma.us/myPlateLotto/.   Mail-in applications are available for download at www.MassRMV.com, or at Registry branch office locations across the Commonwealth.  Applications must be received online or postmarked by August 26, 2016, ...

Whether building a new home, remodeling an existing home or even repairing a home that has been damaged, a lightning protection system can be a worthwhile investment, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). Damage caused by lightning, such as fire, is covered by standard homeowners insurance policies; and some policies provide coverage for damage from power surges that are the direct result of a lightning strike. “Lightning losses were $790 million in 2015 ...

If you have a CDL or CLP, be aware that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has amended Commercial Driver License standards. This regulation is referred to as the “CDL Permit Rule”. The Massachusetts RMV will implement the rule starting in July 2016. If you have questions about the changes, please contact the MA RMV directly for further clarification.  The Commercial Driver’s License is referred to as the “CDL” and the Commercial Learner’s Permit is referred to as the "CLP". ...

June 1 marks the beginning of Atlantic hurricane season, which ends on November 30.  This season NOAA predicts between four and eight named storms may become hurricanes and between one and four could become major Category 3 or above storms, which have winds in excess of 111 mph. Take steps to prepare and have an action plan in case you need to evacuate and to ensure that you have sufficient supplies for a few days. Put ...

 

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