will increase oversight of the Division of Motor Vehicles in
response to recent allegations of ticket-fixing and bribery,
the AP reported. An ongoing two-year investigation has centered
on allegations that supervisors told DMV officers not to show
up in court after issuing citations for trucking violations.
have also complained of pressure to raise campaign funds for
politicians while on the job. In a related development, the
Asheville Citizen-Times reported April 24 the DMV issues citations
to non-truckers nine times more often than truckers.