California Makes It Illegal To Sell DMV AppointmentsSelling appointments at the California DMV is now against the law.
Drivers Texting Or Holding A Phone Will Get A Point If Caught TwiceDrivers caught texting or holding a cell phone in California will soon have a point added to their record under certain circumstances.
California DMV Now Charging Service Fee For All Debit And Credit Card TransactionsThe California Department of Motor Vehicles now charges a service fee to all customers paying with a debit or credit card.
One Year From Today You Must Have A Real IDOne year from today people will need a REAL ID to fly domestically or enter secure federal facilities or military bases.
DMV Will Close For Half-Day To Better Train Staff To Handle REAL ID RequestsDMV offices will close statewide next month for what it's calling "Operation Excellence: DMV Training."
California Says It's Now In Compliance With US Real ID RulesThe California Department of Motor Vehicles says it is now in full compliance with federal requirements for so-called Real ID driver licenses or identification cards.
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.
Californians Could Soon Register Their Vehicle Every Other YearA new bill would allow Californians to register their vehicles with the DMV every other year.
DMV May Start Letting People Pay With Credit CardsThe California Department of Motor Vehicles currently does not allow drivers to use credit cards to pay fees, but that could change starting next July.
Homeland Security Says DMV Did Not Comply With REAL ID Regulations, 2.3M IDs Already IssuedCalifornians must now submit two documents proving their residency. For the 2.3 million people who already got their REAL ID, they will have to submit a second document when they renew their ID.
Gov. Brown Names Longtime DMV Employee As Agency's Acting DirectorCalifornia's troubled department of motor vehicles will get a new leader Dec. 31.
All California Cars Must Have License Plates Starting January 1Starting January 1 any car bought or leased and driven off a car dealership lot must have temporary license plates.
DMV Reminds Drivers To 'Save The Space' for Those With DisabilitiesThe California Department of Motor Vehicles reminded Californians to "save the space" designated for disabled individuals who legally display their disabled person parking placards.
DMV Adding Saturday Hours At More Locations To Combat Long LinesThe California Department of Motor Vehicles will start offering Saturday service at its Woodland office on September 22. The expanded service is an attempt to alleviate the long lines being experienced at field offices statewide due to the switch to REAL IDs.
DMV May Face Lawmaker Questions About Long Wait Times, Will Expand HoursThe California Department of Motor Vehicles must answer to the State Legislature next month about the long wait times being experienced at offices statewide.