Government Sites

National Highway Traffic Association
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) provides lots of interesting information about vehicle and highway safety as well as manufacturer recalls. Well worth a look that will help you understand safety issues: NHTSA.

Distracted Driving
A government website dedicated to educating drivers of all ages on the dangers of distracted drivers and things to do to try to avoid tragedy – Distraction.Gov does this in both English an Spanish.

U.S. Patent and Trademark Information
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office – this page provides a good introduction into trademarks and how they differ from other forms of registration.  It includes interesting video presentations.

Government Offices and Information around the U.S.A.
Our thanks to Loretta Haines for calling our attention to this useful site that provides a database of county government offices in the United States. This site helps you locate your county assessor, board of elections, chamber of commerce, child support offices, colleges, coroner, courts, and much more, with relevant details.  Using this can save a lot of time and frustration.

Massachusetts Corporations
At this website you can search for information on Massachusetts corporations and limited liability companies (“LLCs”), find much pertinent information and even make certain filings online.

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
The “D.E.P.” offers this informative and comprehensive website of environmental standards, records, permitting, news and much more.

Rhode Island Contractors Registration Board
This site has interesting information about Rhode Island contractors, home inspectors, and others with many of the laws and rules by which they are guided. Something you might want to explore before hiring someone to do that home improvement project.

Rhode Island Corporation Search
A useful service of the Secretary of State’s office, use this link to search for information about corporations and limited liability companies (“LLCs”) in the Ocean State.

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
The “D.E.M.” offers this interesting and informative website about Rhode Island’s environmental issues, standards, records, permitting, news and much more.

The World Factbook
A portion of the Central Intelligence Agency webpage that includes the flags and interesting facts, maps, profiles and other information about countries worldwide.

U.S. Census Bureau
Quick, easy access to facts about people, business, and geography arranged by state.