How GOOGLE misleads you to suck out your cash to their advertisers – it’s time for federal investigation!
If you own an auto in Pennsylvania, once a year you must pay PennDOT to renew your vehicle registration. This fee jumped from $37 last year to $42 this year, but Google and the state share a dirty little secret that can hike your price even higher – to $55.25.
It’s called bait and switch. What you see is not what you get. And it works in this case because the state approves the misdirection and is part of the scheme.
First, you need to realize that PennDOT – although staffed with smoldering asphalt clumps that are unable to adequately repair roads or plan highways – does host a very efficient and easy to use website. You can do nearly everything but wash your car, using handy tools and credit card payments for state auto services. The site also allows you to print documents on the spot.
That’s the good news.
The bad news is what happened when I decided to register my Lamborghini Aventador S (nickname for my 2004 Hyundai Elantra). I went to Google and typed simply: renew pa auto registration. Continue reading →