The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 24, 1968 · Page 53
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 53

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, November 24, 1968
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Palm Beach Post-Times, Sunday. Nov. 24. 1968-03 15,000 Cars Still Lack Safety Check "' " .? ' A.' '? . , " " procrastinators will take ad-vantageof thecurrent lull. "I urge everyone who hasn't had his vehicle inspected to come on in. It's so quiet right now that the inspection will probably take only two or three minutes." For those of you now ready for your second inspection-go-round, it will save time. if. this time, vou remember to The permanent inspection stations are being financed through a $500,000 revenue certificate issue. Three area banks Security Exchange of West Palm Beach: Delray Beach National Bank, and Boca Raton National Bank, are the joint buyers. Average interest rate on the five-year certificates is 4.3656 per cent. Yates hopes some of the bring your tag registration slip with you. "This will especially be helpful at the permanent stations where we'll be using a pneumatic tube-type communication system." Yates explained. The pneumatic system will run from the inspection site to a payment center and back again. SHOP SEARS MON. THRU SAT. 9:30 AM TO 9:30 PM "We are probably near the top compared with other counties Through Nov. 16 we had inspected IH2.U00 vehicles out ol an estimated 180.000.'' Theoretically every vehicle in the countv should have been inspected bv the end of this month. Motorists who had their vehicles checked in June are scheduled for a return inspection in December. II your license tag ends in four or live - then that 's you. There's been speculation that the inspection program mav be revised so that vehicles w ill only have to be inspected once instead of twice yearly. But that would take action bv the State Legislature. In Palm Beach County this month, approximately 20.000 vehicles have been inspected. This is about 10.000 less than we've been averaging lor other months.'' Yates said. One reason for the decrease mav be that this month the Man-Sized Sears By MARY SEMPEPOS Staff Writer Approximately 15.000 vehicles in Palm Beach County have not yet been submitted lor first inspection under the new state law which calls lor twice-yearly safety check-ups lor all motor vehicles. ', This is the final week lor motorists to have their vehicles inspected without tear of heme lined. Ktlective Dec 1. enforcement ol the new law is supposed to begin, and lines could be anyw here Ironi $25 to $500. Larry Vales, motor vehicle inspection director lor Palm Beach Countv. says the Dec. 1 enforcement date may possibly be extended again as it has been several times previously to let some ol the counties which started the program late catch up Vales indicated thai Palm Beach Countv is in prcUv good shape as tar as inspection st;i-tislics go. Sweet Asks BARTOW i API - An attorney for convicted murderer John J. Sweet Friday asked a judge for a new trial, but was blocked from requesting Sweet's release on appeal bond by a technicality. Sweet, an ex-bookie from Foxboro. Mass., was found guilty of first degree murder and sentenced to life imprisonment two weeks ago for the hired killing of Sebring citrus millionaire Charles Von Max-cy in 19(16. Circuit Court Judge William only cars regularly scheduled forcheck-ups are those which carry special license tags. However. Yates explains, "there are still many motorists driving cars that should have been inspected we see them even day." November was also the month granted as extension for vehicles bearing license tags ending with the numbers two or three. December will also see the opening of three of the county's live permanent inspection centers. Expected to open for business sometime between Dec. 1 and Dec. 15 are centers located on Belvedere Road in West Palm Beach. Lantana Airport and Congress Avenue at Delray Beach. 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