Channel 10 in Stockton, California reports that the DMV field office in Stockton was evacuated this morning due to a "strange odor" making people sick.
Month: January 2014
Georgia Eliminates DUI Refusal Loophole
Georgia Court of Appeals rules that forced blood draws can by performed, with a warrant, when a breath test is refused.The Georgia Court of Appeals last week confirmed that police can conduct a forced blood test on a suspected drunk driver if a judge issues a search...
DMV Employee Takes Bribes To Issue 100 Fraudulent Licenses
Jeffrey Bednarek, a former drive examiner in the El Cajon branch of the California DMV, pleaded guilty to accepting $50,000 in bribes to issue more than 100 fraudulent driver licenses. He will be sentenced April 25.Apparently Bednarek was part of a wider scheme...
Proposal to Allow Connecticut DMV to Sell Motorists’ Info
Two Connecticut legislators have proposed selling motorists' records to businesses. The proposal would expand the current law which lets DMV to sell records to insurance companies.
DMV Tries to Explain Why It Needs a Year to Plan Undocumented Licenses
Most of you who have been reading this blog know that California recently passed A.B.60 which will allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver licenses. When DMV announced it would need a year to complete the design for the new license, the Sacramento Business...
What Will a DUI Cost You?: Part 1
By Richland County DUI Task Force "What's the big deal..I've driven home lots of times drunk, nothing has ever happened." Just because you've done it before doesn't mean you will be able to do it safely again. Ask anyone who has been charged with a DUI, with a DUI...
Tougher DUI penalties proposed in Washington Legislature
Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review OLYMPIA - Drunken drivers could face prison on their fourth conviction if the Legislature can find a way to pay for the extra burden on state prisons and county jails. One possible source of money: taxes the state currently...
DMV to Enact Regulations for Autonomous Vehicles
Tuesday California's DMV concluded the public hearing phase of its process for drafting regulations governing the testing of autonomous vehicles. Now DMV has until January 1, 2015 to enact regulations governing insurance and testing standards.
$1.6 M Paid to Man After Traffic Stop from Hell
New Mexico authorities have paid $1.6 million to David Eckert to settle a lawsuit after cops forced him to undergo "multiple digital penetrations and three enemas" on an invalid warrant. They found no drugs on him.
Drunk driver to police: “I’m an owl”
The suspect was hiding in a treeWCVB NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. -- An alleged drunken driver arrested while hiding 30 feet up a tree Friday on Interstate 290 "rambled on about being an owl" when confronted, police wrote in court documents. Troy A. Prockett, 37, of...