To get the driver’s licenses they’ve long sought, immigrants living in California illegally will have to do something many have long resisted: publicly identify themselves.
The state Senate has passed a bill allowing the DMV to issue a commemorative license plate featuring Snoopy, Charles Schulz’s beloved `Peanuts’ character.
California would become the latest state to grant immigrants who are in the country illegally the right to a driver’s license under a bill that passed the Legislature late Thursday and that Gov. Jerry Brown supports.
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.
Operators of limousines, passenger buses and shuttles were randomly pulled aside at San Francisco International Airport in a surprise inspection conducted by the CHP, police and state agencies.
A Hayward man has been arrested in connection with an officer-involved shooting outside the Department of Motor Vehicles in Hayward last week, police said Thursday.
The Department of Motor Vehicles in Hayward delayed opening Thursday after police shot at an at-large suspect while attempting to detain him near the building Wednesday afternoon.
An allegedly armed suspect escaped a Hayward neighborhood Wednesday afternoon despite police shooting at him, swarming the area and searching a perimeter for over three hours, police said.
Drivers attended a workshop in Sacramento on Friday where DMV officials were seeking public input on possible regulations of the driverless cars.