Online voting is now open in the Virginia DMV Take Action Against Distraction License Plate Design Contest. The public has eight different license plate design concepts, created by Virginia high school students, from to which to choose.
Virginians may now be able to order a replacement Social Security card online, thanks to a partnership between the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the Social Security Administration.
After two successful pilot programs, DMV will permanently implement mailing postcard-style vehicle registration renewal notices to some customers rather than the full-size registration renewal packets.
An Olympic gold medalist, NFL star, and former contestants on Top Chef and Ninja Warrior TV shows are part of a distinguished judging panel charged with selecting semi-finalists for the DMV Take Action Against Distraction License Plate Design Contest.
The Virginia DMV, in partnership with the Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) Division of Vital Records, recently sold the 500,000th Virginia birth certificate at DMV.
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia death, marriage and divorce certificates are now available at all DMV customer service centers and DMV 2 Go mobile customer service centers, as an expansion of the partnership between the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH)’s Division of Vital Records.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced a major milestone in the partnership of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Division of Vital Records to offer birth certificate service at DMV.
New drivers license laws affecting older adults took effect on January 1, 2015. After an individual reaches 75 years of age, all driver’s license renewals must be made in person at DMV. The age was previously 80.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the appointment of Ellen Marie Hess as the new commissioner for the Virginia Employment Commission.
As Americans prepare for New Year’s celebrations, AAA Mid-Atlantic is reminding drivers and passengers alike of the dangers on the roads this New Year’s Day, which consistently ranks among the year’s deadliest days for alcohol-related traffic fatalities.
The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a mother and daughter team after a routine encounter at Walmart between the mother and a police officer evolved into an incident of theft, false identification and both women under arrest.
Stricter driver’s license-renewal rules for senior drivers – including accelerated renewal cycles and age-specific in-person renewal procedures – go into effect in Virginia, at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Day.
The ACLU of Virginia is encouraging all registered voters to visit the polls this Election Day (Tuesday, November 4) and cast a ballot, even if they lack photo ID.
Daylight Saving Time ended this weekend, and while an extra hour of weekend sleep is nice, drowsy driving becomes a significant threat to motorists as their evening commute will take place in darkness.
The ACLU of Virginia will be monitoring the polls this Election Day to ensure that all Virginians who are registered to vote are able to exercise their right, freely and without hindrance.
More deer-related crashes in Virginia occur in the fall than any other season, and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and AAA are urging drivers to stay alert.
Today at an award ceremony honoring the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) energy efficiency efforts at the DMV Headquarters building in Richmond, Governor Terry McAuliffe signed Executive Order 31 to reduce energy consumption in state government.
We live in the age of the fact checkers. There’s PolitiFact, FactCheck.org, and of course the Washington Post’s “Fact Checker.” But when the media itself gets it wrong, who will fact check the fact checkers?
The Virginia Department of Elections has received numerous inquiries today regarding a news story that incorrectly stated the number of individuals without a Virginia DMV-issued photo ID.
Following last year’s increase in drunk driving fatalities – the first rise in six years – Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe unveiled a powerful new tool to keep drunk drivers off of the Commonwealth’s roadways.
Attorney General Mark Herring encourages eligible Virginians to register to vote and encourages all Virginians to confirm their registration and prepare any documentation needed to comply with Virginia’s new photo ID requirements.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced a major milestone in the vital records partnership of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles and the Virginia Department of Health’s Division of Vital Records.
A general election will be held on Tuesday, November 4, for the offices of: Member of the United States Senate, and Members of the United States House of Representatives.
AAA Travel projects nearly one million (964,305) Virginians will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2008 and a very slight increase of 0.5% over 2013.
When Mark Herring and I faced off in last year’s election, one of his common refrains was that he would “take the politics out of the AG’s office.” And who could object to that?
A new Virginia law, effective July 1, 2014, requires voters to present acceptable photo identification to vote in-person for the November election.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced on Friday that Virginia’s re-incarceration rate has dropped to 22.8 percent, the state’s lowest rate on record.
From Charlottesville to North Carolina, state troopers, police officers and sheriff’s deputies joined forces as part of the nationwide Drive to Save Lives ongoing traffic safety campaign.
From Charlottesville to North Carolina, state troopers, police officers and sheriff’s deputies will be stepping up enforcement as part of the nationwide Drive to Save Lives ongoing traffic safety campaign.
Even if you can recognize only the cognates across the languages, you already know Cinco de Mayo is fun in any language, especially if you take precautions to avoid the hazards of drinking and driving.
The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a fifth individual who is associated with Sureno 13. Solomon Zavala Perez, 35, of Waynesboro, has been an ongoing target of the Police Department stemming from the Sureno 13 investigation.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe today announced the successful launch of the partnership of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles and the Virginia Department of Health Division of Vital Records to provide increased access to Virginia birth certificates.
St. Patrick’s Day is well known as a day to celebrate by eating and drinking with friends and family. However AAA Mid-Atlantic warns it is also one of the deadliest days on the roadways as 34 percent of motor vehicle fatalities on this day were connected to drunk driving, according to 2011 data provided by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Across Virginia, the number of convicted drunk drivers – including first time offenders – duly ordered to install ignition interlock devices (IIDs) in their vehicles has increased exponentially since the Commonwealth enacted tougher drunk driving penalties a year and a half ago.
The holidays are upon us and so are busy roadways full of holiday travelers headed out to celebrate with family, friends and loved ones. More than 2.7 million Virginia residents are embarking on their Christmastime road trips and AAA Mid-Atlantic is urging motorists to exercise extreme caution on the highway during the entire holiday travel period.
Gov. Bob McDonnell announced on Monday a milestone in a partnership between the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the Virginia Department of Corrections (DOC) that supports the administration’s ongoing work to improve the prisoner re-entry system in the Commonwealth.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides van transportation for individuals 60 years and older through a “Senior Transportation Program” to destinations in Highland and surrounding counties; Completes paperwork and van maintenance checks.