MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles will conduct an information session on issues facing senior drivers entitled “Shifting Gears” on Thursday, February 14, 10am- 12pm, Watertown Mall RMV Branch.
The session will be held in the Mall just outside the branch office. MassDOT RMV's Michele Ellicks will provide information about senior driver issues, including:
- Recent research concerning mature drivers
- Alternative forms of transportation and local community resources
- Commonwealth’s rules of the road
- Recent changes at the RMV
- Warning signs of unsafe driving
- Requirements to apply for a handicap placard or plate and Massachusetts identification card
Office of Consumer Affairs & Business Regulation representatives will discuss Lemon Laws, identity theft, and provide information and examples of scam websites that target the RMV and its customers.
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MBTA General Manager DePaola Retirement posted on May 24
Frank DePaola, P.E., who has served as General Manager of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) since February 2015, announced to staff that he plans to retire after his current appointment expires on June 30. Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack thanked DePaola in a letter …Continue Reading MBTA General Manager DePaola Retirement