From 2014 through 2017, an average of more than 2,000 vehicles were stolen on the Fourth of July holiday each year, which ranks the holiday in the middle of the list of highest-risk holidays for vehicle thefts, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau.
While vehicle thefts in the Albuquerque, New Mexico, metropolitan statistical area (MSA) have dropped 28% since 2016, the city continues to have the highest per capita rate of vehicle theft in the nation, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau's 2018 Hot Spots report.
The head of the Massachusetts motor vehicle division has resigned following a deadly crash that left seven dead in rural New Hampshire.
Volodoymyr Zhukovskyy was the driver of the pickup truck involved in the accident that killed seven members of a motorcycle club. His employer, Springfield, Mass.-based Westfield Transport, has a history of unsafe driving, hour of service, and vehicle maintenance violations.