December 10, 2019 - 1:38 pm
After all of the horror stories Californians have faced over the chaos at the DMV over requirements getting the new REAL ID, Monday offered hope in humanity. A deaf woman arrived at the Central-Los Angeles DMV office, and in her efforts to communicate had a "disturbance" call issued. The responding...
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California DMV cuts wait times in half
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Melissa Culross
December 02, 2019 - 3:47 pm
Wait times at California DMV offices have fallen dramatically. “Recently, we’ve had the shortest wait times available in months,” said DMV spokeswoman Anita Gore. “Wait times have been cut in half from a year ago.”
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California Department of Motor Vehicles
Margie Shafer
May 22, 2019 - 12:30 pm
Millions of Californians who already have the Real ID are catching a break after reports said they will have to submit additional paperwork for the new driver's licenses to be considered valid.
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San Francisco Mayor London Breed on April 16, 2019.
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Carrie Hodousek
April 16, 2019 - 9:38 pm
Thousands of San Franciscans who had their driver’s licenses suspended for missing traffic court could regain their ability to drive.
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A Department of Motor Vehicles office in San Jose.
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Jennifer Hodges
April 12, 2019 - 6:23 am
In an attempt to avoid lines at the DMV, some drivers buy appointments through companies that reserve blocks of time that would have otherwise been available for free.
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California Department of Motor Vehicles
Tim Ryan
April 10, 2019 - 10:26 am
Turns out the DMV messed up in its launch of the federal Real ID program.
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California Department of Motor Vehicles
Kim Wonderley
February 08, 2019 - 3:15 pm
Whether it's getting a new REAL ID, or registering a vehicle, many of us dread an unavoidable day at the DMV. KCBS Radio's Kim Wonderley has some tips for making your time there a little less painful.
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A Google self-driving car travels eastbound on San Antonio Road in Mountain View, Calif.
Photo by Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group/TNS/Sipa USA)
Jon Bristow
November 12, 2018 - 12:57 pm
The California Department of Motor Vehicles is keeping a very close eye on accidents involving self-driving cars, and based on the reports, those crashes are becoming more common.
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Californians Go To The Polls June 5
KCBS Radio Morning News
October 09, 2018 - 7:05 am
The latest headache for the California Department of Motor Vehicles is the agency's admission that it may have improperly registered 1,500 people to vote. The agency acknowledges that some of them may not have been US citizens.
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Incorrect interim license issued to KCBS Radio reporter Tim Ryan
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KCBS Radio Morning News
August 09, 2018 - 3:00 am
As California Department of Motor Vehicles officials deal with what angry state legislators are calling "completely unacceptable" customer service and frustrated Californians are waiting months for appointments at DMV offices, KCBS Radio reporter Tim Ryan has his own story to tell. The DMV gave him...
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