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California Issues First Permits For Self-Driving Cars

Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn’t sure just how many were rolling around.

09/16/2014

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Board Of Equalization Member Accuses DMV Of Overcharging Taxpayers

The Department of Motor Vehicles has been overcharging California consumers when they pay taxes on their vehicle purchases, according to a member of the state Board of Equalization.

09/11/2014

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Officials Hold Public Hearing On Driver’s Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

A public hearing on regulations involving the pending issuance of California driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants was being held Tuesday in downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2014

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Consumer Watchdog Urges DMV To Require Test Drivers In Google Cars

A Westside consumer advocacy group wants the DMV to hit the brakes on putting driverless cars on California roads.

06/16/2014

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Rules Proposed For Immigrant Driver’s License

California on Friday proposed requiring immigrants in the country illegally to present foreign government-issued identification to obtain a driver’s license or go through an interview process using other documents to prove their identity.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2014

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Bill Cleans Up Immigrant Driver’s License Program

Democratic lawmakers approved on Thursday tweaks to a program Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law last year to grant driver’s licenses to immigrants in the country illegally, after businesses and advocates raised concerns.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2014

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Months Ahead, Immigrants Study For Driver Test

There’s a lot riding on a California law to grant driver’s licenses to immigrants in the country illegally and supporters are already preparing prospective drivers to pass the test required to get one.

04/26/2014

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MasterCard Investigates Report Of DMV Breach

A spokesman from MasterCard says it is investigating reports of a potential breach at the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

03/22/2014

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DMV Mulls How To Regulate Driverless Cars

Sooner or later, consumers will be able to buy cars that rely on computers — not the owner — to do the driving.

03/11/2014

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Activists Offer Feedback As DMV Prepares To Issue Driver’s Licenses For Undocumented Immigrants

As California’s DMV prepares to issue driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants, community activists are giving the agency plenty of feedback on how to roll out the program.

01/28/2014

A California Highway Patrolman arrests Mark Mackey on Feb. 2, 2011, in this screenshot of a video posted on YouTube.

Trial Set To Begin For Church Members Arrested While Reading Bible At DMV

Two Hemet church members who were arrested while reading the Bible outside a DMV office were expected to be in court when their trial begins Monday.

08/05/2013

Are many able-bodied drivers abusing the system? (credit: CBS)

CBS2 Investigation Looks Into Use Of Disabled Parking Placards

One in every 10 drivers in California has a disabled placard … which allows them to park for free at parking meters. But how many people deserve one? Investigative Reporter David Goldstein went undercover to see who’s using them to get a free ride.

01/31/2013

Those old plates are making a return! (credit: DMV.gov)

License To Thrill! Retro Plates May Be Returning To California

It’s true that everything old is new again.

12/27/2012

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Report: Illegal Drivers Behind High Hit-And-Run Rate In LA

One in five fatal crashes in Los Angeles involves an unlicensed driver, according to a new report.

10/11/2012

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DMV To Offer Vintage License Plates

Drivers in California will soon be able to relive the good old days, at least on the front and back of their cars.

CBS Los Angeles–10/04/2012

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