Driver’s License

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

Gov. Cuomo: Tax Scofflaws Will See Their Driver’s Licenses Suspended

Cuomo is not blowing his own horn but he wants to silence the horns of tax scofflaws. He’s going to suspend the driver’s licenses of any New Yorker who owes more than $10,000 in unpaid taxes.

08/05/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

L.I. Man Who Had License Revoked Dozens Of Times Arrested

Jaquan Joas, of Copiague, has been charged with aggravated unlicensed operation, resisting arrest, false personation and criminal possession of marijuana.

08/01/2013

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

Tough New Penalties For Texting And Driving Now In Effect

New York motorists are advised to think twice before texting and driving, as tough new regulations go into effect Saturday in New York State.

06/01/2013

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

New York City mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio announces his immigration agenda on the steps of City Hall, May 16, 2013. (credit: Bill de Blasio Twitter)

De Blasio: Make Driver’s Licenses Available To Undocumented Immigrants

New York City Public Advocate and Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio announced his immigration proposal on the steps of City Hall Thursday morning.

05/16/2013

Sample Connecticut Driver's License (credit: CT DOT)

Connecticut Legislators Back Driver’s Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

A proposal in Connecticut to expand access to driver’s licenses to immigrants regardless of their legal status has received the support of the governor, legislative leaders and mayors from across the state.

04/30/2013

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Connecticut To Grant Driver’s Licenses To Illegal Immigrants Who Qualify Under Obama Directive

The driver’s licenses will provide temporary legal status for young motorists to obtain car registration and insurance, said Michael Lawlor, undersecretary for criminal justice policy and planning.

01/07/2013

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

FILE - A sample of a New Jersey driver's licence (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

NJ MVC: Don’t Say ‘Cheese’ For Your Driver’s License Photo

There usually aren’t many smiles from folks in line at a New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission office.

09/20/2012

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New Jersey Makes Driver’s License Renewal Easier For Some

Starting this month, New Jersey drivers born before December 1, 1964 who need to renew their licenses won’t need to go down to the MVC.

09/06/2012

Gavel (Credit: Clipart)

Officials: New NJ ID Standards Put On Hold Due To Court Motion

New Jersey officials have temporarily delayed plans to implement new federal standards for people seeking to obtain or renew driver licenses or non-driver ID’s.

05/05/2012

New Jersey Driver's License (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

New Rules Coming For Renewing Your New Jersey Driver’s License

Starting this summer, some New Jersey residents will be able to renew their driver licenses or non-driver IDs by mail.

04/02/2012

Newark Liberty Airport (credit: Getty Images)

Police Arrest Flight Attendant Who Allegedly Stole From Passengers

Police say Jean Paulino lifted about $140 in cash and two driver’s licenses from a couple going through a security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport.

02/28/2012

Gavel (file / credit: clipart.com)

NJ Woman Pleads Guilty In Fatal Hit-And-Run

Linda Demarest pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of an accident charges in the July 2010 crash in Buena Vista Township.

02/19/2012

Mockup of new verified Connecticut driver's license (credit: CT DMV)

Connecticut DMV Changing Driver’s License Renewal Procedures For Identity Verification

The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles says residents will have decide whether to take an extra step and have their identify verified the next time they renew their driver’s license.

09/22/2011

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