KPRC 2 Investigates: Influx of temporary paper tags tied to crime, frustrating police
There's no doubt you've noticed the increasing number of temporary paper license plates on the roadways these days. Law enforcement officers say the plates are contributing to unsolved violent crimes and costing law abiding citizens money. KPRC 2 investigator Amy Davis has learned the people fraudulently selling the plates are taking advantage of lax oversight by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
California places Tesla's 'Full Self-Driving' under review
California's Department of Motor Vehicles is reviewing whether Tesla is violating a state regulation by advertising its vehicles as being fully autonomous without meeting the legal definition of self-driving. The department confirmed the review Monday in an email to The Associated Press. State regulation prohibits advertising vehicles for sale or lease as autonomous if they can't comply with the regulatory definition, it said.news.yahoo.com
Ask 2: Are Texas DMV offices open?
As part of our Ask 2 series, the newsroom will answer your questions about all things Houston. The question: Are Texas DMV offices open? The answer: Harris County DMV offices are open and staffed but are closed to the public due to COVID-19. All Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector offices will have drop-off boxes for your convenience. For vehicle registrations, whether out-of-state or vehicle transfers, all paperwork and payment must be mailed to the Downtown office.
New York governor signals possible compromise with Trump in immigration dispute
FILE PHOTO: New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo takes part in a regional cannabis and vaping summit in New York City, New York, U.S., October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas JacksonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo suggested on Wednesday that he will make concessions to Republican President Donald Trump in a dispute over the Northeastern states pro-immigrant sanctuary policies. Speaking on a New York radio program, Cuomo signaled he would allow federal immigration authorities to have limited access to a state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) database. Trump faces re-election in November and has made immigration a central theme of his 2020 campaign. The law also prohibits the sharing of certain state DMV records with federal immigration authorities, which Trump administration officials argue creates a security risk.feeds.reuters.com