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  • So You Need a Driver's License

    WLS-TV (Chicago) series on pay-offs and corruption in the Illinois Motor Vehicles Department that allows people to get valid drivers licenses illegally; driving schools can get anybody a license for $200, 1981. TAPE
  • "Lies That Kill"

    WZZM-TV (Grand Rapids) examines the problem of unfit trucks and drivers on the highways; shows many firms falsify safety records, May 10-19, 1982.
  • Beyond the Law: Drunk Drivers

    WXYZ-TV (Detroit) series shows how repeat drunk drivers manage to stay on the road; one drunk driver managed a double driving identity that slipped by police, January 1984.
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    KBTV-TV (Denver) series investigates illegal activities, police payoffs and favors, and harassment of drivers by the towing firm with which the city of Denver contracts, 1983.
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    Hartford Courant magazine focuses on Connecticut's counseling programs for drunk drivers, Oct. 6, 1985.
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    Chicago Reporter finds some cab and limousine drivers at O'Hare Airport pay for special treatment from city and airport personnel in the competition for lucrative fares, August 1985.
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    Philadelphia Daily News investigates the Yellow Cab company in Philadelphia, which had come back from bankruptcy through a complicated loan scheme involving prospective drivers, March 22 - 26, 1984.
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    Charleston (W.Va.) Gazette exposes lax enforcement against drunk drivers through series titled "Licenses to Kill," February 1981.
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    WJAR-TV (Providence) uses a computer analysis of drunk-driving cases throughout the state to report on the ineffectiveness of Rhode Island's drunk-driving law; profiles the drunk driver; reports on breathalyzer controversy and the effectiveness of individual police departments in dealing with drunk drivers, October 1982.
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    Roanoke (Va.) Times and World-News finds judges and prosecutors were ignoring a 1982 law that requires jail sentences for repeat drunk drivers; sentences were suspended or charges reduced in many cases.