Combating Coronavirus Misinformation, Major Changes For State DMV

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We hear about a new app that helps Wisconsinites get accurate information about the coronavirus pandemic. Then, the state Department of Motor Vehicles is adjusting its practices to continue service. We discuss what this means for road tests and driver license renewals.

Featured in this Show

  • Getting Accurate Information About Coronavirus

    Misinformation about the coronavirus continues to spread on the internet. We talk with an UW-Madison professor who helped develop a website and smartphone app that serves as a one-stop portal for Wisconsinites to find out accurate information, fight misinformation and to connect with others around the state.

  • Coronavirus: DMV Waives Road Test, Offers Online License Renewal

    In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the state Division of Motor Vehicles has made some major, yet temporary changes, including waiving the road test for young, would-be drivers and allowing residents to renew their license online. We talk to the DMV administrator.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Mike Wagner Guest
  • Kristina Boardman Guest

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