Judge: California Can’t Enforce A Ban On 'Offensive' Vanity License PlatesCalifornia can’t enforce a ban vanity license plates it considers “offensive to good taste and decency” because that violates freedom of speech, a federal judge in San Francisco ruled Tuesday.
Walnut Creek DMV Office Closing; Site May End Up As ApartmentsCalifornia’s Department of Motor Vehicles plans to close it field office in downtown Walnut Creek, forcing residents there to visit the DMV offices in Concord, Pleasanton or Pittsburg.
Tree Falls On Two Cars Parked At San Francisco DMV OfficeNo one likes to spend time at the DMV, but a couple of car owners had a particularly bad visit to the San Francisco office Thursday.
Some Bay Area DMV Offices Reopen For Customers With Existing AppointmentsOn Thursday, California's Department of Motor Vehicles reopened dozens of offices around the state, but the setup is different from what it was before the pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: DMV Reopening 5 San Francisco Bay Area Field OfficesAfter weeks of forcing Californians to go on-line for service during the current coronavirus shelter in place, the Department Of Motor Vehicles reopened five San Francisco Bay Area locations Friday for in-person appointments.
Coronavirus Update: State Closes DMV Field Offices Across California; Operations Move Online State Department of Motor Vehicles officials closed their field offices statewide Friday, moving all operations online and to remote kiosks located across California until at least some time in April.
REAL ID Deadline To Be Pushed Back At Least A Year Over CoronavirusThe deadline to obtain a REAL ID, federally mandated identification that will be needed for passengers to board aircraft, will be extended.
Proposed Bill Would Give Drivers More Control Over License PhotoA newly proposed state bill would allow California residents to retake their driver license photos if they pay the extra fee.
Contra Costa Tries To Make Getting REAL ID EasierOn Oct. 1, the federal government will begin requiring either a passport or the new REAL ID card to board any domestic flight in the country.
California DMV Earned $51 Million From Selling Drivers' Personal Info Last Year, Report FindsA new report shows the California Department of Motor Vehicles is cashing in by selling drivers' personal information, to the tune of tens of millions of dollars.
California DMV To Close All Offices For Half-Day For Real ID TrainingCalifornia's Department of Motor Vehicles says it will close all offices for a half-day next month to train workers on the federal Real ID program.
3 Million Californians With REAL ID Issues May Not Need Return Visit To DMVFor millions of Californians who obtained a REAL ID card with only one proof of residency, a return visit to the Department of Motor Vehicles may not be needed.
San Francisco Clears 88K Suspended Driver Licenses Over Missed Traffic Court AppearancesSan Francisco Superior Court has cleared 88,000 cases of suspended driver's licenses for people who failed to appear in traffic court.
3M Californians With Real ID Need More Proof Of AddressMore than 3 million Californians with federally compliant Real ID driver's licenses will have to provide a second proof of address after the Department of Motor Vehicles failed to ask for it.
DHS Requirements For CA DMV's 'REAL IDs' May Extend Wait Times A new mandate by the U.S. government could force millions of Californians to spend more time in line at the DMV.