Department Of Motor Vehicles
State officials could set up a pilot program to test digital license plates under a bill advancing through the Legislature.
California may become the first state to issue digital license plates that can be registered electronically and record tolls. Privacy advocates are concerned the plates could become tracking devices for law enforcement.
Drivers attended a workshop in Sacramento on Friday where DMV officials were seeking public input on possible regulations of the driverless cars.
State auditors have found significant problems in how California agencies collect and spend money from certain specialty license plate funds.
Thousands of undocumented immigrants eligible to receive California driver’s licenses under the president’s deferred action program are being told the process could take several months.
The DMV field office in Concord shut down briefly Friday afternoon after a suspicious briefcase was spotted near a building entryway, a DMV spokeswoman said.
Some young people who currently reside in California illegally will soon be eligible for driver’s licences if they successfully enroll in President Barack Obama’s new work permit program, according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
The California Highway Patrol is asking residents to report drivers who unlawfully register their vehicles out-of-state.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles was one of several state departments whose computer systems went down Tuesday morning limiting the services available to California motorists.
A review by The Associated Press of the $15 million collected since lawmakers approved the “California Memorial Scholarship Program” shows only a small fraction of the money went to scholarships.