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Pollack Presses Legislature on Commercial Driving Bill

Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack, joined by Acting Registrar of Motor Vehicles Jamey Tesler (right), told lawmakers Thursday that they need to act to grant the RMV authority to address "critical issues" with commercial license safety uncovered by a fatal June crash. [Photo: Chris Lisinski/SHNS]

The Baker administration wants to make commercial licenses available only to motorists with years of clean driving history and to increase safety in the wake of a fatal crash, but the Registry of Motor Vehicles cannot do so until the Legislature acts, Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack told lawmakers Thursday.

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