Department Of Motor Vehicles

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.


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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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ConsumerWatch: Some Cops Still Unaware Of DMV Registration Grace Period

ConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts had her own run-in with a San Francisco police officer who tried to give her a ticket for expired registration.



Good Question: How Much Do Unregistered Cars Cost California?

At a time when the state could use each cent it can get, revenue from DMV fees can really add up. In this Good Question: How much is California losing to residents who drive with out-of-state plates?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/18/2011

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

California Drivers Get Extension On July Vehicle Registrations

California motorists whose vehicle registrations are due to expire could find themselves in trouble while driving out of state because the legislature hasn’t decided whether to keep an increase in the vehicle license fee.



Good Question: How Are DMV Fees Calculated?

From gas, to insurance and registration, driving is not cheap in the Golden State. Mike Lindsay in Los Gatos asked this Good Question: How are DMV registration fees calculated?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/08/2011

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

DMV Extending Temporary Licenses Due To Delays

Months after California switched to new driver’s licenses, the Department of Motor Vehicles is still backlogged trying to issue the ID’s.

CBS San Francisco–02/25/2011




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