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July 17, 2015 - With Governor Baker signed the Massachusetts 2016 State Budget, failure to turn on headlights when windshield wipers are on is no longer a surchargeable offense (outside the budget item, Section 74). However, the use of headlights & taillights when wipers are in use is still required and a ticketable offense; however, receiving a ticket will not result impact your driving record and hence your insurance premium.  On April 7 2015, a ...

On July 17, 2015, Governor Baker signed the Massachusetts 2016 State Budget resulting in the minor and major thresholds for surchargeable  accidents being increased. This is great news for Massachusetts drivers as it could save significant money if you're involved in an at-fault accident.  With outside the budget item, Section 14, surviving the budget process, the threshold for minor accidents is now $1,001+ (up from $500) and the threshold for major accidents is now $5,001+ ...

If you're company does business in Connecticut, be aware of revised legislation imposing strict notification requirements in the event that your company experiences a data breach.  Senate Bill 949, 'An Act Improving Data Security and Agency Effectiveness' makes changes to Connecticut's data breach notification law and was signed by Governor Dannel Malloy on June 30, 2015.   The new law requires that consumers be given notice no later than 90 days from the discovery of ...

 

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