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.
DMV Getting Rid Of Temporary Paper Dealer License Plates In 2019A new law that takes effect in January will do away with those paper dealer license plates that come on a new or used car.
DMV's New Self-Serve Kiosks Aim To Cut Down Wait TimesOfficials from the California DMV, as well as city leaders, debuted the first self-service kiosk installed in a Bay Area library on Monday.
New Automated DMV Kiosks Providing Relief For Bay Area DriversThe California Department of Motor Vehicles has installed an automated kiosk at Santa Clara's Central Park library branch, hoping to steer drivers clear of the dreaded lines found at DMV offices statewide.
California Secretary Of State Rips DMV For Voter Enrollment ErrorSecretary of State Alex Padilla angrily criticized Department of Motor Vehicles officials Tuesday after they improperly registered about 1,500 people to vote in November's election.
Brown Orders DMV Audit Amid Hours-Long Wait Times, OutagesGov. Jerry Brown ordered an audit Friday of the Department of Motor Vehicles in light of long wait times at field offices.
Computer Issues Fixed; Bay Area DMV Offices ReopenComputer problem that shut down at least 48 Department of Motor Vehicles offices across the state including branches in Concord, Oakland, Fremont, Novato and San Francisco, has been fixed and the offices reopened.
California DMV Chief Calls Driver Frustrated By Red TapeA Bay Area man who’s been slogging through red tape at the Department of Motor Vehicles has gotten a surprise phone call from the director of the agency, who called to tell him his new driver license is on its way.