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Services being offered on social media; already free on MVD website

Posted at 2:55 PM, May 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-31 17:55:04-04

The Arizona Motor Vehicle Division is urging customers not to pay for something that's free. 

Officials say there is a new trend where people are using social media to offer services, that you should get for free. 

Jennifer Bowser-Richards is the MVD Stakeholder Relations Manager. She says, "we're recently seen Facebook traffic with people offering to sell materials and tutor potential teenage drivers on how to pass the learner's permit test."

Richards says offering those services is not illegal, but people should know they can get the same information for no cost at the ADOT MVD website. "We've offered free online practice tests for years, and if someone takes the 3 30-minute exams, they will see almost every question offered," says Richards. She says it doesn't make sense for anyone to pay for those materials. 

Richards also warns customers to make sure they are using the correct ADOT website. There are "copycat" webpages, not affiliated with ADOT, who will charged you much bigger feeds than the real MVD.