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A look at the top stories of 2015 - Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 22:37

Glenwood Springs Post Independent

A look at the top stories of 2015
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
The situation prompted a community meeting and a City Council decision to hire an additional police officer in hopes of being able to provide summertime foot patrols in tourist-heavy parts of downtown that are important to Glenwood's economy. ... A car ...

French tourist died on first day in NZ - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 20:58

French tourist died on first day in NZ
New Zealand Herald
It's the latest serious accident involving a tourist in New Zealand and comes as plans are being made for better screening of overseas tourists before they hire cars in New Zealand. Whangarei acting sergeant Stephen Dawson said the pair picked up a ...

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French tourist died on first day in NZ - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 20:58

French tourist died on first day in NZ
New Zealand Herald
It's the latest serious accident involving a tourist in New Zealand and comes as plans are being made for better screening of overseas tourists before they hire cars in New Zealand. Whangarei acting sergeant Stephen Dawson said the pair picked up a ...

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48-hour warning notice on hundreds of vehicles in Sharjah's used car market - Emirates 24|7

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 12:52

48-hour warning notice on hundreds of vehicles in Sharjah's used car market
Emirates 24|7
About six months ago, about 250 used car dealers of Abu Shagara approached the Sharjah Municipality, seeking more time to review a decision taken by a semi-government finance company to hike the annual parking rent and to relocate them allegedly at ...

Driving abroad: can you ignore a holiday parking ticket? - Telegraph.co.uk

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 06:41

Telegraph.co.uk

Driving abroad: can you ignore a holiday parking ticket?
Telegraph.co.uk
The problem with hire cars in this regard is that, in the light of an alleged parking offence, rental agencies are obliged to and nearly always do provide the traffic authorities with the name and address of the individual who rented the offending car ...

Welcome to the “1099 economy”: The only things being shared are the scraps our ... - Salon

Tue, 12/29/2015 - 03:15

Salon

Welcome to the “1099 economy”: The only things being shared are the scraps our ...
Salon
These companies, the sharing economy gurus tells us, allow us to “monetize our assets” — rent out our house, our car, our labor, our driveway, our spare drill and other personal possessions — using any number of brokerage websites and mobile apps.

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Driver writes off £220000 Lamborghini in 150mph Boxing Day crash - Daily Mail

Mon, 12/28/2015 - 21:09

Daily Mail

Driver writes off £220000 Lamborghini in 150mph Boxing Day crash
Daily Mail
These pictures show the aftermath of a Boxing Day crash that saw a £220,000 Lamborghini wrecked by a hire driver when it careered off the road after hitting speeds of 150mph. It is the second disaster in five months to hit the luxury car hire firm that ...

Europe's 10 best hidden beach resorts for 2016 - Telegraph.co.uk

Mon, 12/28/2015 - 06:02

Telegraph.co.uk

Europe's 10 best hidden beach resorts for 2016
Telegraph.co.uk
... you can rent kayaks, too. Alternatively, hire a bike and cycle the 7.5-mile perimeter of the Big Lake, hike up to Montokuc (830ft) for fantastic views, and visit the 12th-century Benedictine monastery on an islet on the “Big Lake”. ... Locals live ...

Peer-to-peer travel: From taxi rides to holiday rentals via city tours and ... - The Independent

Mon, 12/28/2015 - 05:44

The Independent

Peer-to-peer travel: From taxi rides to holiday rentals via city tours and ...
The Independent
“Over time, this could become a real game-changer,” explains Tom Elvidge, Uber's general manager for the UK, “because when catching a ride abroad becomes as cheap and easy as this – why hire a car at all?” A similar business, Splitcab, recently ...

Car Sharing Catches On in a Big Way - The Chosun Ilbo

Sun, 12/27/2015 - 18:29

Car Sharing Catches On in a Big Way
The Chosun Ilbo
Green Car, which pioneered the business here in 2011, has 2,800 cars and 1.1 million members. The two companies both posted sales of W15 billion last year, but sustained an operating loss of W2 billion because they invested more than they earned.

The Face Of Britain's Sharing Economy - Incremental Income Or Micro ... - Forbes

Sun, 12/27/2015 - 08:55

Forbes

The Face Of Britain's Sharing Economy - Incremental Income Or Micro ...
Forbes
You could argue that the poster-child sharing economy platforms have opened the door to a new generation of micro-entrepreneurs who are busily renting out rooms and parking spaces and seats in their cars as they drive to work and making a tidy sum in ...

State lawmakers' expenses up — again - Allentown Morning Call

Sat, 12/26/2015 - 22:02

Allentown Morning Call

State lawmakers' expenses up — again
Allentown Morning Call
Seventeen representatives had higher mileage reimbursements than Costa did in his General Services car, including Turzai and the House's biggest spender: Rep. Chris Sainato, D-Lawrence. Sainato racked up $92,012 in expenses — a 24 percent increase ...

Here's everything Australia's Great Barrier Reef has to offer - Express.co.uk

Sat, 12/26/2015 - 19:01

Express.co.uk

Here's everything Australia's Great Barrier Reef has to offer
Express.co.uk
... offers an 11-night trip to the southern Great Barrier Reef, including Heron Island, from £2,580pp (two sharing), B&B. Price includes return flights from Heathrow to Brisbane via Singapore, internal flights, boat transfers and three days' car rental.

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One million foreign drivers are on their way here, but should we be afraid of ... - Stuff.co.nz

Sat, 12/26/2015 - 14:32

Stuff.co.nz

One million foreign drivers are on their way here, but should we be afraid of ...
Stuff.co.nz
Marris wants visiting drivers to be compelled to take a competency test when they hire a rental car, requiring them to recognise 15 symbols ranging from stop signs to double yellow lines. Those who don't pass will be offered a "Freedom driver" – a ...

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New Illinois Laws 2016: TAXES AND FEES - Patch.com

Sat, 12/26/2015 - 14:24

New Illinois Laws 2016: TAXES AND FEES
Patch.com
Rental Car Plates (SB 625/PA 99-0080): Allows the Secretary of State to issue special license plates to rental car agencies in place of renewal stickers for vehicle registration. Road Funds (HB 182/PA 99-0171 – Sen. Pam Althoff): Allows funds for ...

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One million foreign drivers are on their way here, but should we be afraid of ... - Stuff.co.nz

Sat, 12/26/2015 - 11:01

Stuff.co.nz

One million foreign drivers are on their way here, but should we be afraid of ...
Stuff.co.nz
Marris wants visiting drivers to be compelled to take a competency test when they hire a rental car, requiring them to recognise 15 symbols ranging from stop signs to double yellow lines. Those who don't pass will be offered a "Freedom driver" – a ...

Travel in 2016: What do those in the know want to see change in the industry ... - The Independent

Fri, 12/25/2015 - 12:32

The Independent

Travel in 2016: What do those in the know want to see change in the industry ...
The Independent
Airlines, hotels, car-hire companies – you have all put the squeeze on your loyalty programmes; suddenly it is all about you. Well, I've got .... As such, we see a lot of customers not taking their own skis to avoid carriage prices, instead preferring ...

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2015 brought successes, challenges for the St. Louis-area congressional delegation - STLtoday.com

Fri, 12/25/2015 - 00:08

STLtoday.com

2015 brought successes, challenges for the St. Louis-area congressional delegation
STLtoday.com
The Hire More Heroes Act, sponsored by Blunt in the Senate and Rep. Rodney Davis ... Rental car safety. A bill sponsored by McCaskill and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. prohibiting rental car companies from renting cars under recall notices became law.

Man unjustly imprisoned blocked from making new life in Mass. - Worcester Telegram

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 13:50

Worcester Telegram

Man unjustly imprisoned blocked from making new life in Mass.
Worcester Telegram
His lack of a driver's license is standing between Larry Lamb and his ability to build the life he wants in Massachusetts, complete with a job and a car and home that he hopes to own. With a license, "maybe I ... Now he hopes to hire a lawyer to ...
Driving record still waiting for man unjustly imprisonedBlueRidgeNow.com

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Lawyer defends bankrupt Teresa Giudice's $90000 Lexus gift as first photos ... - Daily Mail

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 11:01

Daily Mail

Lawyer defends bankrupt Teresa Giudice's $90000 Lexus gift as first photos ...
Daily Mail
Addressing the speculations surrounding Teresa's lavish present, her attorney, James J. Leonard, told People Magazine: 'She needs a car. End of story - just like anyone else who needs a car.' When asked about the Lexus by Entertainment Tonight, ...

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