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NC DMV Considers Changes To Driver’s License Tests

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Officials at North Carolina’s Division of Motor Vehicles are considering changes, some designed to reduce wait times at license offices. WFAE reported (http://bit.ly/1eBxGN2) the average wait time is 20 minutes to […]


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High Court Says Driver Records Protected

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says lawyers may not obtain personal information from state driver license records to recruit clients for lawsuits. The justices voted 5-4 Monday in favor of South Carolina residents who […]

CBS Charlotte–06/17/2013

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NC Scraps Proposed Pink-Striped License For Some

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina said Thursday it is abandoning its plan to issue pink-striped driver’s licenses to certain illegal immigrants, beset by mounting criticism of the specially designed IDs. The state learned that […]

CBS Charlotte–03/22/2013

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NC Driver License Offices To Begin Saturday Hours

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is trying to make it easier for motorists to take care of their business. DMV offices in Greenville, north Raleigh and west Charlotte are the […]

CBS Charlotte–03/04/2013

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McCrory Approves Of Illegal Immigrant Licenses

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says he supports issuing distinctively marked drivers licenses to some illegal immigrants. McCrory told The Associated Press Monday he signed off on what he called the […]

CBS Charlotte–02/26/2013

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Illegal Immigrants To Have ‘NO LAWFUL STATUS’ Posted On Driver’s License

A new North Carolina driver’s license set to be issued to some illegal immigrants has a bright pink stripe and the bold words “NO LAWFUL STATUS,” raising concerns about whether the design will brand those who show it.


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Power Loss Affects NC DMV Computers For 2nd Day

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A power outage at the Raleigh headquarters of the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is disrupting the agency’s services statewide for a second day. DMV spokeswoman Marge Howell said Friday the […]

CBS Charlotte–02/08/2013

In order to obtain a Driver's License, a person must take a written test, driving test, and vision test at the DMV. In most states, there are no mandatory tests required before a person can own a gun. Undoubtedly, a required vision test (for obvious reasons,) could come in handy for a gun owner -- as would a written and gun demonstration test. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

New NC DMV Commissioner Named

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former official at the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles is returning to run the agency. James Forte was appointed Wednesday as the state’s new DMV commissioner under Gov. Pat […]

CBS Charlotte–01/30/2013

After an investigation into voter fraud for the Republican presidential primary in South Carolina, the state ruled that there wasn't enough clear-cut evidence to indicate fraud. (credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Election Director: Dead Voter Reports Not Correct

An initial review of allegations about votes cast under dead people’s names reveals clerical errors and problems with records — but doesn’t indicate fraud, a top elections official told legislators Wednesday.