Auto Insurance News You May Have Missed Week of January 2nd 2015

DMV: Oregon faces federal deadline on license security
Oregon faces another deadline that, if state driver’s licenses do not comply with federal security requirements next fall, might require Oregonians to show other forms of identification to enter federal buildings or board commercial aircraft.
Source: http://portlandtribune.com
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New Immigration Policy Creates Long Lines at Arizona DMV
Today saw a frenzy of activity at Motor Vehicle Divisions throughout the state as the estimated 20,000 young immigrants that are shielded from deportation through Obama’s executive order in Arizona lined up to apply for driver’s licenses. In west Phoenix, lines were long an hour before doors opened and the line erupted with cheers when they ultimately did.
Source: http://www.valuewalk.com
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Drivers 75 and older face new driver’s license rules
RICHMOND — The new year will bring tougher standards for some senior drivers. Beginning January 1, 2015, drivers age 75 and older will have to renew their license in person every five years. The renewal process will include a vision test, which applies to anyone having to renew in person.
Source: http://www.13newsnow.com
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Lewis County Department of Motor Vehicles no longer doing snowmobile club registrations
LOWVILLE — The Lewis County Department of Motor Vehicles is no longer providing snowmobile club registrations or renewals when people come to register their sleds.
County Clerk Douglas P. Hanno said the DMV is not doing the club registrations because the DMV is not permitted to commingle funds.
Source: http://www.watertowndailytimes.com
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Alabama prepares to implement long-awaited online DMV options
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) – Avoiding those long lines at the Department of Motor Vehicles has been on the wish list of many Alabamians over the years. You can do that in 2015, thanks to new options available online. The newly-incorporated Alabama Law Enforcement Agency will combine 12 agencies as of New Year’s Day. That includes the DMV.
Source: http://www.waff.com
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Vehicle registration, inspection headed to “single sticker”
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will replace the current two certificate system to indicate that a vehicle has both passed the compulsory vehicle inspection and been registered with a a single certificate system effective March 1, 2015.
Source: http://www.news-journal.com
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