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02-19-2018

 

President Trump supports legislation allowing state and local governments to collect sales tax on internet purchases. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the President “feels strongly” that consumers should pay the same sales tax on online purchases that brick and mortar retailers collect.

 

A survey of drivers by Esurance finds in-car technology features designed to promote safety aren't reducing distracted driving, and in some cases may contribute to it. Fifty-eight percent of drivers admitted to some level of distracted driving.

 

Chrysler is recalling more than 180 thousand current model RAM pickups, all equipped with a column shifter. Pushing the brake pedal for prolonged periods when the vehicle is running and in PARK may cause the Brake Transmission Shift Interlock pin to stick in the open position.

 

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