TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission’s computers went out of service for the second time this month.

Agency officials say the problems reported Monday were a “residual effect” of a statewide server error that caused the initial outage.

READ MORE: Gabby Petito Search: Video Shows Couple Questioned About Physical Altercation In Utah, Fiancé Told Police Road Trip Created 'Emotional Strain'

It meant the MVC computer system couldn’t process transactions online or in its offices across the state for several hours before the system was restored early Monday afternoon.

READ MORE: De Blasio Says NYC Ready To Administer COVID Vaccine Booster Shots Once FDA Approved

Residual service delays were still being reported Monday, but that backlog was expected to ease as the day progressed. Further details on what caused the server problems have not been disclosed.

Computers malfunctioned last week, sending motor vehicle offices into chaos and delaying drivers.

MORE NEWS: Gov. Murphy Says New Jersey Is On Path To Universal Pre-K

(© Copyright 2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)