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New state bill aims to remove parallel parking from driving tests

Posted: 5:24 AM, May 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-15 07:55:08-04
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LANSING, Mich. —
A new bill introduced in the State House would remove parallel parking from the driving tests to obtain a license.

Michigan State Rep. Sarah Lightner (R-Springport) is behind the legislation. She says her constituents came to her upset after paying an average of 50 dollars for a driving test, only to fail the parallel parking portion thus preventing them from moving on to the on-road driving portion.

The bill was sent to the House Transportation Committee.

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