George Valverde

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: You can protest the denial of your driving privilege

Q: I recently received a notice from the California Department of Motor Vehicles advising me that there is intent to take action against my driving privilege. Am I able to contest ...

Ask the DMV: Need your driving record? Find an office and come in

Q: I need a printout of my driving record for a job application, can I get one online? A:The California Department of Motor Vehicles offers several online services and they are al ...

Ask the DMV: Dad wants to show the love with personalized license plates

Q: I just bought a car for my daughter’s 16th birthday and would like to purchase personalized license plate with a heart symbol to read “Love Dad.” How do I go about purch ...

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: Why can't I take driver test right away after failing it the first time?

Q: I took my behind the wheel driving test recently and failed. I immediately understood my error and asked if I could take the test again the same day. The examiner told me I coul ...

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 ...

Ask the DMV: For up-to-the-minute DMV news, just give us a ‘tweet’

Q: I’m a young business professional and I am just starting to get into social media. Does the DMV have a Twitter account?A: Yes, the DMV has joined Twitter to enhance its co ...

Ask the DMV: DMV does plenty to protect your identity

Q: In what ways does the DMV protect consumers against identity theft? A: Identification cards are a major target of identity fraud. Since the California Department of Motor Vehicl ...

Ask the DMV: Test senior’s driving skills at the DMV’s Web site

Q: My mother is 65 years old and I am not exactly sure if she is a fit driver. Is there a test she can take online that will determine if she is still fit to drive? A: The Californ ...