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iPads to help expedite car inspections

State officials aim to make the process more secure, but it will also raise prices for safety checks

By Marcel Honoré

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 29, 2013

~~<p>Car owners across Hawaii looking to get their vehicles inspected for safety and registration will encounter a new system later this week, state transportation officials announced Monday.</p>
<p>Starting Friday, vehicle inspectors will use iPads, provided by a contractor hired by the state Department of Transportation, to relay safety inspection results immediately to the DOT instead of mailing in the filled-out forms on a monthly basis, officials say.</p>
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Car owners across Hawaii looking to get their vehicles inspected for safety and registration will encounter a new system later this week, state transportation officials announced Monday.

Starting Friday, vehicle inspectors will use iPads, provided by a contractor hired by the state Department of Transportation, to relay safety inspection results immediately to the DOT instead of mailing in the filled-out forms on a monthly basis, officials say. Login for more...



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