Day: April 10, 2020

Father-son duo charged with crimes connected to shooting at driver and ramming vehicle on Hawaii island

  • COURTESY HAWAII POLICE DEPARTMENT
                                Chad Vierra and Koapaka Vierra

    COURTESY HAWAII POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Chad Vierra and Koapaka Vierra

Hawaii County detectives arrested and charged a father and son from Keaau with several crimes related to a traffic-related altercation Wednesday in Keaau.

Chad Vierra, 43, was charged with first-degree terroristic threatening and various drug and ammunition charges. His bail was set at $9,000.

Koapaka Vierra, 23, was charged with two counts of first-degree criminal property damage. His bail was set at $10,000.

Just before 5 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to an area of Keaau Bypass Road (Highway 130) and Railroad Avenue for a report of two vehicle drivers pursuing one another and one driver firing a gun at the other vehicle.

Police said that Chad Vierra had reportedly been in a recent verbal altercation with the victim, another man, and had pointed a gun at him.

The two men were allegedly in a back-and-forth chasing of each other, police said.

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Blink Charging Unveils First to Market Portable Emergency Electric Vehicle Charger

Reliable, cost-effective charging station provides mobility and assists with emergency roadside relief for EV drivers

Miami Beach, FL, April 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Blink Charging Co. (NASDAQ: BLNK, BLNKW) (“Blink” or the “Company”), a leading owner and operator of electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services, announced the launch and immediate availability of its innovative new mobile EV charging station. The reliable, cost-effective, portable, and mobile EV charger is designed to provide roadside assistance to Blink members and EV drivers anywhere they may be.

“This new mobile charger is tremendously innovative, and I’m excited for our Blink members and all EV drivers to experience its ability to help them when they need a charge the most,” shared Michael D. Farkas, Founder and Executive Chairman of Blink. “Roadside assistance companies, insurance companies, auto manufacturers, and even credit card companies offer their members, customers, and cardholders roadside services. The Blink mobile

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All Maine motor vehicle-related expirations extended indefinitely

Maine has extended expiration dates indefinitely on all state driver’s licenses, IDs, vehicle registrations and inspection stickers until the state of emergency prompted by the coronavirus pandemic is over.

Gov. Janet Mills issued an executive order this week that extended a waiver for all driver’s licenses, permits, state identification cards, commercial driver’s licenses, dealer licenses, salvage motor vehicle recycler licenses, driver and rider school licenses and instructor licenses that expire during the period of emergency, which began March 15.

The Maine State Police, which oversees the state’s annual vehicle inspection program, also has extended indefinitely all expiration dates on vehicle inspection stickers for the same period that applies to other driver- and vehicle-related documents, police spokesman Steve McCausland said Friday.


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Good News from the Industry as it Rallies Against the Spread of Covid-19 [Update: Muc-Off Launch Anti-Bac Fight Back Program]

Among the constant bad news about the worsening spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, brands and people in the bike industry are trying to make the most of a bad situation. Check out some of the positive news stories to come through our inbox.

Muc-Off launch ‘Anti Bac Fight Back’ project

Muc-Off has added to their recent efforts of assisting with the shortage of plastic bottles for hand sanitiser by launching their new ‘Anti Bac Fight Back’ project. The new program from the UK based company sees them take three different approaches to the situation. Support front line workers, protecting people and global support.

Adding to their previous efforts Muc-Off is now providing ITU nurses with anti-bacterial moisturising creams to help with the soreness creating by wearing face masks during their shifts. The aim is to donate 100,000 products to front line health workers.

They have also released a new range

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