California Department of Motor Vehicles

Sample of California Legacy Plates (Photo credit: California DMV)

Black and yellow plates making a comeback

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Black-and-yellow California license plates will be soon be available for the owners of classic cars who again want the 1963-69 look, Assemblyman Mike Gatto announced today. Gatto, D-Los Angeles, introduced the […]

06/06/2014

In this photo taken Wednesday, May 14, 2014, a Google self-driving car is shown in an exhibit at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

A look at 3 roadblocks facing driverless cars

Google Inc. is pushing hard to bring cars driven by computers — not people — to market. To do so, the Silicon Valley giant persuaded states including California to pass laws explicitly legalizing the still-emerging […]

05/30/2014

Sample California driver's license.

MasterCard investigates report of DMV breach

A spokesman from MasterCard says it is investigating reports of a potential breach at the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Seth Eisen says the breach is not with MasterCard’s systems. Related: DMV: No Evidence of […]

03/22/2014

Traffic on the Golden Gate Bridge.

Golden Gate Bridge to go to digital toll system

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The historic Golden Gate Bridge will take a high-tech leap forward when it becomes the first California span to replace all human toll takers with an electronic system that ends the need for motorists to stop and pay cash.

03/26/2013

'AnswerMan' to field Calif. drivers' questions | VIDEO

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The California Department of Motor Vehicles is trying a humorous approach to answer common questions online. It introduced the “DMV AnswerMan” on Tuesday, releasing the first in what will be a […]

11/13/2012

Jerry Brown signs driverless cars bill

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown rode to Google headquarters in a self-driven Toyota Prius before signing legislation Tuesday that will pave the way for driverless cars in California. The bill by Democratic […]

09/25/2012

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