Drivers license

Giovanna Vargas Hernandez (Palo Alto Police)

Palo Alto Burglary Suspect Who Left Driver License Behind Arrested 30 Minutes Later

Police arrested a burglar Monday morning after she accidentally dropped her driver’s license while struggling with the homeowner to get away.

04/28/2015

A sample driver's license (Department Of Motor Vehicles)

Suspended Driver’s Licenses Disproportionately Affects Low-Income California Residents

A new study shows how suspended driver’s licenses disproportionately affect low-income Californians who are not likely to pay the fines to get their licenses back.

04/08/2015

DMV

Undocumented Immigrants Swamp DMV Offices; Many Are Failing Written Test

A week into the new California law allowing undocumented immigrants to get driver licenses, Bay Area Department of Motor Vehicle offices have been swamped with new applicants, while many are being turned away after initially failing the written test.

01/09/2015

Traffic jam in the center of Moscow. (JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia Bans Gay Drivers To ‘Reduce Deaths From Traffic Accidents’

Decree Number 1604 gives officials the right to deny drivers licenses to people with certain “disorders.” The list includes everything from sexual preference and gender identity, to schizophrenia and pathological gambling.

01/08/2015

New style driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants in California. (CBS)

Should We Digitize Driver’s Licenses? Iowa Residents Will Soon Have That Option

Iowa residents will soon have the option of having their driver’s license digitized and available on their smartphones, one analyst says privacy issues could arise in the case of a routine traffic stop.

12/16/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris  (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

California Attorney General Warns Undocumented Immigrants Against Driver’s License Scams

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is issuing a warning to undocumented immigrants to beware of scams that offer help to obtain a driver’s license or obtain legal status under President Obama’s Deferred Action Program.

12/05/2014

New style driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants in California. (CBS)

New Category Of California Driver’s License Being Created For Undocumented Immigrants

California driver’s licenses will have a new category for undocumented immigrants come January.

11/20/2014

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

DMV Opening New Outlets To Accommodate Undocumented Immigrants In California

The DMV is opening new temporary outlets to accommodate an expected surge in demand from undocumented immigrants in California.

11/18/2014

Orange traffic cones on road

Illegal Immigrants Warned To Study Hard For Their California Driver’s License Written Test

Illegal immigrants hoping to obtain their California driver’s license come January are being encouraged to study for the written test. The preparation is a warning following Nevada’s recent high-failure rates.

07/15/2014

A sample driver's license (Department Of Motor Vehicles)

San Jose Police: Scammers Charging Undocumented Immigrants For Driver’s Licenses

Scammers are trying to convince immigrants that they can get them a valid license now, and even posing as DMV staff and lawyers in some cases, charging as much as $1000.

05/31/2014

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