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Utah Woman Wears Colander For Driver’s License Photo

A Utah woman says she encountered only brief resistance when she recently had her driver’s license photo taken while wearing a colander on her head as a religious statement. Asia Lemmon, whose legal name appears on her driver’s license as …

Clerical Errors Delayed 100s of Driver License Suspensions in Penn.

Driver’s license suspensions in hundreds of criminal cases in Pennsylvania since 2008 are being carried out now because of what York County, Penn., officials say was an oversight. The York Dispatch reported on August 6 that defendants in about 2,000 …

Hawaii License Suit Not Inclined To Be Dismissed By Judge

A federal judge is not inclined to dismiss a lawsuit alleging Hawaii discriminates against those with limited English skills by making it difficult for them to obtain a driver’s license. U.S. District Judge Susan Oki Mollway said in court documents …

Hawaii Driver’s License Lawsuit Gains Fed Support

The U.S. Department of Justice is supporting a lawsuit alleging Hawaii discriminates against those who struggle with English because of challenges they face in obtaining a driver’s license. The Justice Department on Thursday filed court documents saying the allegations are …

Hawaiian Language Driver’s License Test Soon Available

Even though Hawaiian is one of the official languages of the state, Hawaii residents won’t be able to take driver’s license exams in the language until next month. The state Department of Transportation is preparing to make Hawaiian an exam …

D.C. Mayor Signs Immigrant Driver’s License Bill

Starting next year, people living in the nation’s capital who don’t have legal permission to reside in the United States will be able to get driver’s licenses. Democratic Mayor Vincent Gray signed a bill on Monday that would allow the …

Louisiana High Court Strikes Down Immigrant Driver Law

The Louisiana Supreme Court has struck down a state law that made it a crime for people who aren’t U.S. citizens to drive here without carrying proof of their immigration status. The divided court ruled that the state law is …

California Immigrants May Flag Status to Get Driver’s License

To get the driver’s licenses they’ve long sought, immigrants living in California illegally will have to do something many have long resisted: publicly identify themselves. The driver’s license bill that the Legislature passed on its final day requires a distinction …

Minnesota Man Loses License for Slow Driving

The Minnesota Court of Appeals won’t return the driver’s license of a man who lost it for driving too slowly on state highways. Fifty-nine-year-old Gary Constans says he doesn’t understand why authorities have a problem with his driving. He says …

Man Fights To Take License Test In Hawaiian

A Hawaii man has waged a court battle centered on his right to speak Hawaiian, saying his inability to take a driver’s license exam in the language represents discrimination that violates the state constitution. Daniel Anthony was cited in January …