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Bill aims to toughen license laws

For motorcyclists under 18, lessons would be required

Legislators are also considering a bill requiring proper wheelchair fastening in vehicles. Kenny Cieplik spoke of injuries sustained in a crash in which his wheelchair was fastened in the vehicle, but the restraints broke. Legislators are also considering a bill requiring proper wheelchair fastening in vehicles. Kenny Cieplik spoke of injuries sustained in a crash in which his wheelchair was fastened in the vehicle, but the restraints broke. (Wendy Maeda/ Globe Staff)
By Emily Sweeney
Globe Staff / October 7, 2009

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Brockton Fire Lieutenant Roger Orcutt says he still can see the skid marks on East Street in Brockton, where his son slammed on his brakes to avoid hitting a car. Ryan P. Orcutt was killed that day in March, just 16 and a sophomore. (Full article: 666 words)

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