Motor Vehicle Commission

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N.J. Bill Would Require Permits For Uber, Other Ride-Sharing Companies

Legislation advanced by a New Jersey State Assembly panel would require ride-sharing companies that use personal vehicles to get a state permit and meet safety requirements.

12/11/2014

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Proposed Legislation Would Protect NJ Drivers From Out-Of-State Speed, Red Light Cameras

New Jersey drivers may no longer have to worry about out-of-state speed and red light cameras.

07/15/2014

David Silverman, president of American Atheists. he was briefly denied his request for a vanity license plate reading 'ATHE1ST' but New Jersey has since overruled the worker who labeled it offiensive. (credit: Twitter/David Silverman)

N.J. To Allow ‘ATHE1ST’ License Plate After Worker Labeled It ‘Offensive’

The Motor Vehicle Commission said Thursday a clerk had wrongly told David Silverman of New Jersey-based American Atheists Inc. he couldn’t use the word on his plate.

08/29/2013

Lines outside the Motor Vehicles office off Route 46 in Wayne on July 11, 2011 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Pastafarian Refuses To Take Off Pasta Strainer At New Jersey MVC

A New Jersey man warranted a call to police earlier this month, after he refused to take a pasta strainer off his head for a driver’s license photo on the grounds that it was his religious right as a Pastafarian.

02/20/2013

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Report: New Jersey’s MVC Missed Out On $12M In Savings

MVC Chief Administrator Ray Martinez disputed the audit’s findings, which centered on savings that could have been had because mandatory safety inspections were discontinued two years ago.

11/26/2012

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MVC Report: Nearly Half Of NJ’s School Buses Fail Inspections

The report showed 47 percent of buses failed and had to be taken off the road while an additional 12 percent failed for minor items that do not affect safety and need only be repaired within 30 days.

10/19/2012

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

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NJ Lawmaker Introduces Bill Requiring Pets Buckle Up In Cars

The days of your dog sticking his head out the window of your car could soon come to an end in New Jersey.

08/16/2012

Lines outside the Motor Vehicles office off Route 46 in Wayne on July 11, 2011 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

ACLU Moving To Block NJ’s New License Standards

Critics say the state is “unlawfully” imposing stricter requirements for people seeking to obtain or renew driver’s licenses in New Jersey.

05/07/2012

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike - Ridgefield Park, NJ - May 5, 2008 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

NJ Turnpike Toll Cheats Face Suspensions If They Don’t Pay Up

The state’s Motor Vehicle Commission is threatening more than 100 repeat toll cheats with suspension of their registrations.

03/29/2012

New Jersey's old and new driver licences are seen at Newark Liberty International Airport - May 11, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

New Jersey MVC Using Facial Recognition To Fight Fraud

The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission is rolling out a new way to fight fraud.

01/20/2012

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DWI Simulator Is A Sobering Experience For NJ Drivers

Shoppers at a mall in New Jersey had a sobering experience when they took a DWI test with special goggles that mimicked the effects of alcohol.

12/20/2011

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

40 Indicted In NJ For Allegedly Selling Black Market Driver’s Licenses

Authorities say the licenses were sold to unauthorized persons for thousands of dollars out of the East Orange, Edison, Jersey City, Lodi and North Bergen motor vehicle offices.

12/06/2011

A hearing on problems at the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission - Lodi, NJ - Aug 4, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

NJ Senate Panel Begins Investigation Of Computer Crashes, Long Lines At State Agencies

Thursday’s session in Lodi comes after recent computer crashes that affected operations at several state agencies, most noticeably the Motor Vehicle Commission.

08/04/2011

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