A bill now under consideration in the New Jersey legislature would allow a resident of the state who is not a legal citizen to get a driver’s license.
In the first year, the operation — known as “Operation Facial Scrub” — has yielded 38 criminal prosecutions and more than 600 potential cases.
Legal action by the American Civil Liberties Union has delayed New Jersey’s new driver’s license requirements.
“It’s a black keystone with a white ‘PA’ in the middle, within a white circle, that when you rotate the card reverses to just the opposite,” says a Penndot spokeswoman.
As expected, Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett’s “Transportation Funding Commission” has recommended increasing fuel taxes and vehicle fees to raise new money for roads, bridges, and mass transit.
Starting in West Virginia in 1988, twenty-seven states have implemented policies linking behavior, school attendance and academic performance to consequences such as losing drivers’ licenses.