The Department of Motor Vehicles may owe thousands of Californians a refund after a state board says it overcharged residents for vehicle registration.
Voting applicants who fail to list their birthplace on the registration form would still be deemed eligible to vote under a bill working its way through the Legislature.
The California Highway Patrol is asking residents to report drivers who unlawfully register their vehicles out-of-state.
The flashing police lights in the rearview mirror could soon be a reason to reach for the smartphone rather than hide it, if a bill to make vehicle registration and insurance forms electronic becomes law.
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.
Budget delays in the California legislature this summer kept the state from sending out the Department of Motor Vehicles registration renewal notices on time, leaving many confused about the potential for big fines.
Monday was the first day that many Bay Area students could register for fall classes at community colleges.
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.