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News & Industry Trends IMG_2036 Volkswagen Scandal Update: Racing Deadlines as Debts Mount by Bridget Clerkin on

As the famous phrase goes, “Never ruin an apology with an excuse.” It seems, in the wake of the scandal that has taken a bite out of both their cashflow and their credibility, the people at Volkswagen are taking that saying to heart. Rather than excuses, the car company has been offering money to the […]

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Insurance Parking ticket Louisiana OMV to Seek Payment from More than a Million Residents by Bridget Clerkin on

With sights set on recovering nearly $444 million of outstanding debt, the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV) warned more than 1.2 million current and former residents that they could be on the hook for years-old fines. The agency sent out a letter blast last week informing the recipients that a “flag” had been detected […]

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Safety & Driving protective biker gloves on a motorcycle wheel Record Number of Motorcycle Deaths in South Dakota for 2015 by Bridget Clerkin on

The year has yet to come to a close, but 2015 will already be one for the record books in South Dakota. The Mount Rushmore State has already seen more motorcycle-related deaths this year than any in recent history. At 31 fatalities, South Dakota’s death toll for 2015 is the highest annual total to ever […]

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Tickets & Violations Smoking Computer with No Heartbeat Vermont DMV Hampered by Old Computers by Bridget Clerkin on

Up to 3,000 traffic cases in Vermont may be affected by the state Judicial Bureau’s outdated computer system, essentially causing the Green Mountain State to temporarily stop prosecuting one of its most common crimes. The antiquated system has muddled the lines of communication between the bureau and the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), therefore […]

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License & Endoresements "Welcome to Indiana" sign Facing Interstate 65 South BMV Will Extend Election Day Hours for Voters by Bridget Clerkin on

Facing the first election since the state passed a strict voter ID law—requiring residents to bring government-issued photo identification in order to get a chance in the voting booth—Indiana’s Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) will keep certain branches open for extended hours on Monday, November 2 and Tuesday, November 3. The protracted times will take […]

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Registration & Titling VW-TDI-Recall VW Diesel Scandal & DMV Implications by Bridget Clerkin on

Once a leading voice in the “clean diesel” movement, Volkswagen admitted earlier this month that they had been playing dirty after all, producing cars that not only pollute the air at an illegal rate, but appear to be cleaner than they actually are, by “cheating” on emissions tests. DMV Implications Since the news broke, it […]

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Moving & Traveling Business woman walking through airport with suitcase I-94 Forms and Arriving in the U.S. by Tina Chang on

Traveling to the United States can be fun and exciting, but it can also be stressful figuring out which visa and immigration documents you need. Most countries will allow you to travel to the U.S. for 90 days or less without a visa. For more information about the Visa Waiver Program, visit the U.S. Department […]

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Buying & Selling Logo 'charge your electric car here' on asphalt Tesla “Referral Program” May Violate CA Law. DMV Warns by Bridget Clerkin on

Charismatic CEO Elon Musk is known for taking business risks, but when it comes to his electric car company, he may want to proceed with caution. The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has issued a first-and-only warning to Tesla Motors, informing the Musk-owned corporation that its referral program, among other company practices, may conflict […]

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