Report recommends private auto inspections in NJ

(AP) - Motor vehicle inspections, turnpike tollbooths, state park concessions and prison services in New Jerseymight be run by the private section.

Those are among the recommendations contained in a 57-pagereport on privatization obtained by the Statehouse bureau of TheStar-Ledger of Newark and The Record.

The Christie administration on Friday is set to release therecommendations that the report says could save the state at least$210 million a year.

The report calls for closing state inspection stations andhaving motorists pay for their own emissions tests at garages. Thestate would sell the land where its facilities operate.

Gov. Chris Christie commissioned the report in March. Hisspokesman declined comment on how many recommendations will beadopted.

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