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Bill Would Allow California To Test Digital License Plates

State officials could set up a pilot program to test digital license plates under a bill advancing through the Legislature.

09/03/2013

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California May Issue Digital License Plates, Privacy Groups Concerned

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.

07/18/2013

A Google driverless car operating on a testing path. (Steve Jurvetson/Wikimedia Commons)

DMV Hosts NorCal Workshop To Create Rules For Driverless Cars

Drivers attended a workshop in Sacramento on Friday where DMV officials were seeking public input on possible regulations of the driverless cars.

04/20/2013

California 'Whale Tail' specialty license plate.(California Coastal Commission)

Funds From California Specialty License Plate Program Misused

State auditors have found significant problems in how California agencies collect and spend money from certain specialty license plate funds.

04/18/2013

Signage is seen at the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (David McNew/Getty Images)

Paperwork Will Create Lengthy Process For Illegal Immigrants Seeking California Driver’s Licenses

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.

08/23/2012

Signage is seen at the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (David McNew/Getty Images)

Suspicious Briefcase Prompts Evacuation At Concord DMV

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.

08/17/2012

A car arrives at the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

DMV To Offer Driver’s Licenses To Some Illegal Immigrants

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.

08/17/2012

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Californians Urged To Report Out-Of-State Car Registration Cheats

The California Highway Patrol is asking residents to report drivers who unlawfully register their vehicles out-of-state.

08/15/2012

A sign at a California Department of Motor Vehicles office. (Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

Systems Restored After Statewide DMV Computer Crash

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.

08/14/2012

September 11 memorial license plate. (CBS)

California 9/11 License Plate Fund Raided For Deficits, Brown Orders Audit

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.

05/29/2012

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