Department of Motor Vehicles

The Department of Motor Vehicles says this license plate in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn is 'patently offensive.' (Credit: CBS 2)

‘HAMMAS’ License Plates Draw Complaint From State DMV

A controversial license plate has spared fear in a neighborhood in southern Brooklyn, and the state now wants the license plates replaced.

09/04/2014

FILE -- Officials announce in September 2013 the arrests of several people accused of scheming to cheat on tests for commercial driver's licenses (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

21 More Charged With Cheating On Commercial Driver’s License Tests

An investigation into suspected cheating on New York state tests for licenses to drive such sensitive vehicles as school buses and hazardous-materials trucks has ensnared almost two dozen more people after 19 arrests in September.

04/02/2014

New Jersey Driver's License Misspellings

Seen At 11: NJ DMV Changing Names Of Some Residents

The licensing systems used in many states are so outdated that they don’t allow names that have an apostrophe or hyphenations

01/31/2014

FILE -- Officials announce in September 2013 the arrests of several people accused of scheming to cheat on tests for commercial driver's licenses (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

19 Accused In Cheating Scam For Commercial Driver’s Licenses In NYC

New York state, city and federal prosecutors have arrested 19 people accused of scheming to cheat on tests for licenses to drive school buses and operate trucks hauling hazardous materials.

09/26/2013

Tappan Zee Bridge toll plaza, Tarrytown, N.Y. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

State Senator Calls For Tougher Penalties For Toll Cheats

Carlucci cites a study that found $7 million in uncollected tolls over a four year period at the Tappan Zee Bridge alone.

08/21/2013

New NYS Driver's License

N.Y. DMV Prepares To Unveil New Black-And-White Driver’s Licenses

The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles has released samples of the new driver’s license design, which is aimed at cracking down on counterfeit licenses.

08/10/2013

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Learner’s Permits To Be Required For Adult Drivers In Connecticut

New adult drivers in Connecticut will soon need a learner’s permit before taking the road test for a driver’s license.

12/29/2012

CBS 2's Elise Finch speaks with the Manhattan cyclist who received driver's license points for a bike violation. (credit: CBS 2)

Manhattan Cyclist Shocked To Discover Bike Violation Could Result In Driver’s License Points

Should a ticket you get while riding a bike translate into points on your driver’s license? One Manhattan man says absolutely not, but that’s the punishment he is facing.

09/25/2012

Computer Keyboard (file / credit: clipart.com)

NY Troopers Warn Of Computer Virus In Fake Traffic Ticket E-Mails

The subject line of the e-mail may contain the title, “Uniform Traffic Ticket.”

12/08/2011

Veteran License Plate (credit: NYS Department of Motor Vehicles)

DMV Offers New License Plate For Veterans In New York

“We are very proud to offer this redesigned license plate to New York’s veterans in recognition of their service and sacrifice,” said DMV Commissioner Barbara J. Fiala.

11/09/2011

Michelle Nunez-Alman

Exclusive: L.I. Woman Has License Suspended For DWI, Despite Never Being Arrested

CBS 2 News has gotten action for a woman who lost her license for drunk driving even though she never had a drink. It’s a bureaucratic nightmare, but political reporter Marcia Kramer cut to the chase at the Department of Motor Vehicles.

10/25/2011

FILE - eye chart (credit: clipart)

No More Eye Exams At DMV For New York Drivers

Starting Wednesday, drivers will “self-certify” that they meet the vision requirement when they renew.

09/28/2011

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)

WCBS 880 Interview: Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy

If a deal is approved, Connecticut could avoid laying off state workers. On the verge of that approval, Gov. Dan Malloy spoke with WCBS 880 about the state’s budget and the debt-ceiling debate in Washington.

07/26/2011

Generic email graphic (Credit: AP)

New York State Troopers: Beware Email Pretending To Be Ticket

Here’s a warning from New York state troopers: If you get a speeding ticket by email, just delete it. State police said the email hoax has been circulating around the country.

07/07/2011

FILE - A facial recognition program (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Westchester To Use Facial Recognition Technology To Fight Welfare Fraud

Looking to expose those who have multiple ID’s to get multiple benefits, Westchester County is teaming up with the Department of Motor Vehicles and using facial recognition to fight welfare fraud.

06/05/2011

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