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Upgrade Lets Drivers Go Online To Skip Line At Connecticut DMV

The DMV’s computer server is being upgraded for the first time since it was installed in 1970.

05/01/2014

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

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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

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces stiffer penalties for texting while driving (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Gov. Cuomo Announces Fierce Crackdown On Texting While Driving

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is trying to make a point when it comes to texting while driving in New York.

05/31/2013

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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

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Cuomo Signs ‘Lauren’s Law’ In Effort To Boost Number Of Organ Donors

The new law, which will take effect in one year, will require anyone over the age of 18 getting a new driver’s license to answer whether they would like to join the state’s donor list. The question is currently optional.

10/04/2012

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Police: Smithtown Man Caught Driving With 64 License Suspensions

Stefan Giokas was arrested around 10:45 p.m. Thursday while driving on Clearview Drive in Wheatley Heights.

05/04/2012

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Ask Asa: Determining The Legality Of E-Bikes

New York City traffic has always been a challenge, and now anybody who tries to navigate it on a two-wheeled motorized bike may wind up with more trouble than they bargained for.

04/04/2012

A police officers stands outside N&Y Professional Service Line driving school.  The owners are accused of rigging results of hundreds of commercial drivers license tests. (credit (CBS 2)

Brooklyn Driving School Owners Accused Of Running High-Tech DMV Cheating Scheme

Investigators believe an alleged high-tech scam helped hundreds of people pass the multiple choice commercial drivers license test at DMV offices.

03/01/2012

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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

Arno Herwerth with his van and license plate saying "GETOSAMA" in front of his Hauppauge home on May 3, 2011. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Arno Herwerth Of Hauppauge Wants To Change ‘GETOSAMA’ License Plate

Now that Osama Bin Laden has been killed a Long Island man feels it’s time to change his license plate.

05/03/2011

Ophadell Williams (credit: CBS 2)

NTSB: Tour Bus In Fatal Bronx Crash Was Going Almost 78 MPH

During a Senate Committee Hearing on motor coach safety, the NTSB chairman said a tour bus involved in a crash in The Bronx that killed 15 people on March 12 was barreling down the highway.

03/31/2011

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