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.
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.
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.
There usually aren’t many smiles from folks in line at a New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission office.
A computer outage at New Jersey’s 39 Motor Vehicle Commission agencies added to the stress and frustrations of drivers who were already dealing with long lines and wait times.
Waiting 15 minutes or less at motor vehicle offices is the goal of a bill introduced by Union County Assemblyman Joe Cryan.
The Motor Vehicles Commission said the cameras connecting to Trenton were down.
The state said it can keep open the MVC stations in Cherry Hill and West Deptford because of savings from closing three others. The closed offices are in Bridgeton, Elizabeth and Wyckoff.