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Colorado Governor Signs Bill Increasing Immigrant Driver’s License Locations

A bill increasing the number of locations where Colorado residents who are in the country illegally can obtain driver’s licenses has become law. Gov. Jared Polis signed the legislation on Tuesday. Farming, dairy and other business groups backed the initiative, …

Digital or Plastic? Or Both? States Experiment with Driver’s Licenses

Millions of people may be able to show their smartphones rather than a plastic card to prove they’re legit to drive, vote or buy a beer in coming years. Louisiana in July became the first state to make digital licenses …

California Trucking School Owner Got Illegal Licenses for Students

The owner of a California trucking school has pleaded guilty to conspiring with state employees to obtain driver’s licenses for students who failed or did not take driving tests. Mangal Gill of San Ramon, California owned Central Truck Driving School …

Immigrant License Applications in New Mexico Slow as Cutoff Approaches

The number of immigrants seeking driver’s licenses in New Mexico has slowed but remains on pace to reach a four-year high as a deadline approaches to comply with federal ID requirements, according to a review by The Associated Press. Data …

New Mexico Driver’s License Revamp Draws Fresh Criticism

New Mexico officials ran into fresh criticism Tuesday about revisions to the state’s immigrant driver’s license law at a public hearing on the proposed regulations. The Department of Taxation and Revenue has said its plan to implement a law approved …

Alabama Schools Look to Suspend Drivers Licenses of Truant Students

School officials in Limestone County, Alabama say that in November they will move to suspend the driver licenses of students who are chronically absent without a valid reason. The Code of Alabama allows for the denying of licenses for those …

Florida DMV Changes Drivers’ License Process to Prevent Sex Offender Error

The Florida agency that issues driver’s licenses has changed how clerks enter information into the computer system after two people were given licenses that wrongly labeled them sex offenders or predators. An agency spokesman on Monday provided The Associated Press …

Immigrants’ Prior Licenses to be Checked by California DMV

Immigrants in the country illegally who fraudulently obtained a California driver’s license before it was legal won’t get a new card until state authorities review their driving record. The Department of Motor Vehicles this month started issuing special licenses to …

Most Popular Insurance Journal West Stories of 2014

The year’s most popular InsuranceJournal.com news stories in the West ranged from the tragic to the silly and from matters of great importance to the industry to the ongoing saga of innovative-yet-controversial ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft. With an …

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 …