Posts Tagged ‘Cars’

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Taking a DMV Driver Test? Prepare to Bring Your Own Car

The District government's belt-tightening has now extended into its vehicular policies.
In an memo issued June 23, Attorney General Peter Nickles addressed two issues: the use of city-owned cars in Department of Motor Vehicles driver tests, and the use of city employees' own private cars while on government business.
Regarding the former, the memo [PDF] notes that [...]

Pennsylvania Avenue Sinkhole!

Fresh from DDOT:
The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is advising motorists that the 2600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, NW is closed to eastbound traffic because of a sinkhole. A square hole, approximately 4 feet by 4 feet, and 5 feet deep, has developed in the roadway near the bridge over Rock Creek (see attached [...]

Postcards From Home: Film and Paper Archive

Woman In Cadillac, 1996

Postcards from Home: Film and Paper Archive

Drag Race, 1994

Want to Know How to Get Rid of Rats? Ask the Peeman.

Rats hanging out in cars and eating essential parts is a common enough problem in the District of Columbia. As City Desk previously chronicled, it happens in Adams Morgan. It happens at 15th and U. Kathryn Kailian, an esthetician who lives in Dupont Circle, had to take her car in six times for service because [...]

How to Stick It to Car Dealerships

Jerry of Jim's Mobile Auto Body based out of Jim's or Jerry's car introduced himself to us by talking soundlessly and pointing to the giant dent in our passenger-side door. I couldn't hear him because the giant dent prevented the window from going down. This has been the case for more than a year, when [...]