REAL ID

California Department of Motor Vehicles
All News KCBS Radio
March 27, 2020 - 9:31 am
Customers of California’s Department of Motor Vehicles can expect some changes in the coming weeks amid the continued spread of the coronavirus. Those looking to upgrade their driver’s license to comply with the new REAL ID standards will also have to wait a little bit longer.
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California Department of Motor Vehicles
Carrie Hodousek
February 19, 2020 - 4:57 pm
California lawmakers have requested that the deadline to acquire a Real ID be extended for another three years because only a small number of residents are on track to get the new document before it becomes required for air travel.
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California DMV cuts wait times in half
Melissa Culross/KCBS Radio
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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A Department of Motor Vehicles office in San Jose.
Jennifer Hodges/KCBS Radio
July 23, 2019 - 12:19 pm
California's DMV will begin accepting credit card payments, upgrading its website and improving instructions on how to obtain a Real ID as part of an effort to improve customer service. The reforms to boost the Department of Motor Vehicles' performance come from a report released Tuesday and...
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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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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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California license plate
Dennis Chamberlain/Dreamstime
KCBS Radio Morning News
August 03, 2018 - 7:03 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- Californians applying for driver licenses that comply with the new federal REAL ID standard have turned into a real headache for those waiting in DMV lines across the Bay Area. But now, as the Department of Motor Vehicles is planning to add Saturday hours to more...
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