California Department of Motor Vehicles

The California Department of Motor Vehicles issues two types of driver's license: standard ("Federal Limits Apply:) and compliant.

The California Department of Motor Vehicles will resume administering behind-the-wheel drive tests beginning Friday, June 26. In-vehicle testing – a requirement for first-time driver license holders and commercial license applicants – has been suspended since mid-March because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The DMV will automatically reschedule all canceled drive test …continue reading

The California Department of Motor Vehicles issues two types of driver's license: standard ("Federal Limits Apply:) and compliant.

The California Department of Motor Vehicles is extending driver licenses expiring during the COVID-19 pandemic. Licenses for drivers younger than 70 that expire between March and May 2020 are now valid through May 31, 2020. All commercial driver licenses, endorsements and certificates expiring between March and June 2020 are now …continue reading

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While Senate Democrats suppressed Senator Patricia Bates’ (R-Laguna Niguel) bill that would have restored “opt-in” voter registration at the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) last January, she has introduced a new bill that she hopes they will support: clarifying the existing DMV voter registration process to reduce confusion. “DMV …continue reading

featured graphic for California State Senator Patricia Bates

Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) released the following statement after the Los Angeles Times published its investigation that found that the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) launched automatic voter registration despite computer bugs, exposure to hackers, and other problems: “Today’s revelations are further evidence that the DMV should not …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for Top Ten Stories for January 27 through February 2 include coyotes, affordable housing, AirBnB, and Seal Beach special election results. The Top Ten Stories for Top Ten Stories for January 27 through February 2 read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather …continue reading