The Department of Homeland Security has rejected DMV’s first design effort for a driver’s license card for undocumented immigrants, the L.A. Times reported today. The Feds say the design is too close to that used by citizens, and the decision sends the design back to DMV for a do-over. The photo is from the signing ceremony of A.B. 60 which gave undocumented immigrants the ability to apply for driver’s license in California.
No surprises here for those of us who routinely work with DMV. Fox31 in Denver broke the story that hearing officers who are supposed to be impartial are using very anti-motorist passwords for their computers. Hearing Officers were using passwords such as “URSkrood,” “CryMrRvr,” “2Bad4Kds.”
Assembly Bill 2500, which would have made it illegal to drive with certain proscribed amounts of illegal drugs, died in the Assembly Committee on Appropriations by a 4-2 vote.
Google has moved into the next stage of its plan to put driverless cars on the roads. According to Reuters, the Mountain View, California company has begun testing the vehicles on city streets, a crucial step in deploying the cars. The image comes from a rendering of how the cars’ software views traffic in a city intersection.
After being denied a vanity plate for “8THEIST,” New Jersey’s Motor Vehicle Commission approved her second choice, “BAPTIST.” Stories on the NJ101.5.com and SILive.com web sites.