California Department of Motor Vehicles

DMV reminds motorists of new 2016 laws

Several new laws or changes to existing law that, unless otherwise noted, take effect on Jan. 1. The following are summaries by the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) of ...

Ask the DMV: How do I buy a car from another state?

Q: I am a California resident, but would like to purchase a new vehicle in Oregon. What do I need to know before purchasing a vehicle from out-of-state? A: If you are a Californ ...

Ask the DMV: License plates are needed on the front and back

Q: I have a new Corvette and have not put plates on the front. How can I get an exemption from the law that requires two plates (front and back) on all vehicles? If I were to get ...

Ask the DMV: What new laws affect DUI offenders?

Q: Can you give more information about the new laws that will be enforced for driving under the influence offenders? A:The Ignition Interlock Device law took effect on July 1, 2 ...