The 6 New Changes At The California DMV You Should Know About

The 6 New Changes At The California DMV You Should Know About

The Ultimate Guide to California's New Driving Laws for 2019: What You Need to Know On January 1st, 2019, several important new DMV laws came into effect in California. If you don't yet have your Real ID yet, have a hybrid or electric car or are thinking of buying one, or have ever ridden a Bird or Lime scooter, you'll definitely want to read on! 1. No more helmets required for scooters If you're over 18, you don't need a bicycle helmet to use a motorized scooter anymore. Not that anyone ever knew about that law, or followed it. With the explosion of electric scooter companies, like Bird and Lime, the state decided a change was needed. This is part of the effort to figure out ways of embracing new mobility options, and we think it's a good start! 2. California now requires two pieces of proof of residency to get your Real ID. Guess what? It turns out that the California DMV has been...
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A quarter million California drivers will lose access to carpool lanes on January 1st

A quarter million California drivers will lose access to carpool lanes on January 1st

Starting January 1st, all white and green carpool lane stickers are expiring in California. Here’s how this will affect you. The new law will affect 220,000 California drivers who have white and green carpool lane stickers. Will your car be affected? If you’ve driven in and around California metro areas, from the Bay Area to Los Angeles, you know that traffic is a massive problem. Transportation planners have spent a lot of time building HOV (high-occupancy vehicle), or carpool, lanes to help reward folks who have multiple passengers, electric vehicles, or plug-in hybrids. This entire policy is changing starting on January 1st, 2019, and here’s how it could affect you. Zero-emission vehicles and plug-in hybrids bought before 2017 will no longer have access to carpool lanes. In 1999, zero-emission vehicles were first allowed to use HOV lanes with an original expiration date of 2008; this was to encourage the purchase of environmentally-friendly vehicles. The original expiration date kept being extended and the final...
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Here’s how to quickly register a vehicle in California

Here’s how to quickly register a vehicle in California

  If you’re new to California or have just purchased a vehicle in California, here are the simple steps you need to know to quickly register your vehicle in California.   Moving to California with a Vehicle? If you’ve just moved to California, you’re supposed to register your vehicle within 20 days of becoming a resident. So, you’ll need to go into your local DMV office and register in person. You should make an appointment at your local DMV office first. Then you’ll need to fill out the Application for Title or Registration, ensure that all registered owners sign the form, provide proof of vehicle insurance, and a smog and emission certificate. (If you have commercial vehicle you’ll need to fill out this form, and if you have a trailer, this form.) For the smog and emission certification, the majority of California zip codes require a smog check, and you need to have your smog check done before you can register your vehicle. Here’s...
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San Diego DMV Location, Hours, and Information

San Diego DMV Location, Hours, and Information

San Diego DMV Location & Information The San Diego DMV is located in San Diego, California. It’s open from 8am-5pm Monday through Friday, except for Wednesday when it opens at 9am. San Diego DMV Wait Times 📌 Based on our historical data, the average wait time here is 2.1hrs 📌 The average wait time with an appointment is 0.1hrs 👉 Book a free appointment 📌 The average time to get an appointment is 3.5 weeks 👉 Get an express appointment   🤓 Pro-tips: If you have a day or two to spare, it's strongly recommended that you book an appointment. This is always faster than waiting in line.   😇 Disclaimer: As a independent third-party we have no control over DMV wait times. The wait times our based on data we've collected from users just like you and continues to improve over time. All things being equal, wait times in the mornings in the middle of the week are typically the shortest.   San Diego DMV Map and Directions ...
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San Jose DMV Location, Hours, and Information

San Jose DMV Location, Hours, and Information

San Jose DMV Location & Information The San Jose DMV is located in San Jose, California. It’s open from 8am-5pm Monday through Friday, except for Wednesday when it opens at 9am. San Jose DMV Wait Times 📌 Based on our historical data, the average wait time here is 3.1hrs 📌 The average wait time with an appointment is 0.2hrs 👉 Book a free appointment 📌 The average time to get an appointment is 4.5 weeks 👉 Get an express appointment   🤓 Pro-tips: If you have a day or two to spare, it's strongly recommended that you book an appointment. This is always faster than waiting in line.   😇 Disclaimer: As a independent third-party we have no control over DMV wait times. The wait times our based on data we've collected from users just like you and continues to improve over time. All things being equal, wait times in the mornings in the middle of the week are typically the shortest.   San Jose DMV Map and Directions ...
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Santa Monica DMV Location, Hours, and Information

Santa Monica DMV Location, Hours, and Information

Santa Monica DMV Location & Information The Santa Monica DMV is located in Santa Monica, California. It’s open from 8am-5pm Monday through Friday, except for Wednesday when it opens at 9am. Santa Monica DMV Wait Times 📌 Based on our historical data, the average wait time here is 2.1hrs 📌 The average wait time with an appointment is 0.1hrs 👉 Book a free appointment 📌 The average time to get an appointment is 3 weeks 👉 Get an express appointment   🤓 Pro-tips: If you have a day or two to spare, it's strongly recommended that you book an appointment. This is always faster than waiting in line.   😇 Disclaimer: As a independent third-party we have no control over DMV wait times. The wait times our based on data we've collected from users just like you and continues to improve over time. All things being equal, wait times in the mornings in the middle of the week are typically the shortest.   Santa Monica DMV Map and Directions    ...
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Sacramento DMV Location, Hours, and Information

Sacramento DMV Location, Hours, and Information

Sacramento DMV Location & Information The Sacramento DMV is located in Sacramento, California. It’s open from 8am-5pm Monday through Friday, except for Wednesday when it opens at 9am. Sacramento DMV Wait Times 📌 Based on our historical data, the average wait time here is 1.6hrs 📌 The average wait time with an appointment is 0.1hrs 👉 Book a free appointment 📌 The average time to get an appointment is 3 weeks 👉 Get an express appointment   🤓 Pro-tips: If you have a day or two to spare, it's strongly recommended that you book an appointment. This is always faster than waiting in line.   😇 Disclaimer: As a independent third-party we have no control over DMV wait times. The wait times our based on data we've collected from users just like you and continues to improve over time. All things being equal, wait times in the mornings in the middle of the week are typically the shortest.   Sacramento DMV Map and Directions ...
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Daly City DMV Wait Times, Directions, and Hours

Daly City DMV Wait Times, Directions, and Hours

  Daly City DMV Address, Hours, Information Address: 1500 Sullivan Ave, Daly City, CA 94015 Hours: Monday-Friday: 8am - 5pm, 9am on Wednesdays Phone: +1 (800)777-0133 ← Other DMVs in California Daly City DMV Wait Times 📌 Based on our historical data, the average wait time here is 2.6hrs. The average wait time with an appointment is 0.1hrs. The average time to get an appointment is 6-8 weeks ⚡ If you need an appointment within 3-4 weeks, we recommend booking an DMV Express Appointment. 🙋‍♀️ If you need to visit the DMV this week, we strongly recommend our DMV Line Concierge service. 📝 Have other questions? Check out our California DMV Knowledge Base   😇 Disclaimer: As an independent third-party we have no control over DMV wait times. The wait times are based on data we've collected from users just like you! Wait times in the mornings in the middle of the week are typically the shortest. ← Other DMVs in California ...
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Los Angeles DMV Location, Hours, and Information

Los Angeles DMV Location, Hours, and Information

Los Angeles DMV Location & Information The Los Angeles DMV is located in Los Angeles, California. It’s open from 8am-5pm Monday through Friday, except for Wednesday when it opens at 9am. Los Angeles DMV Wait Times 📌 Based on our historical data, the average wait time here is 2.9 hrs 📌 The average wait time with an appointment is 0.2hrs 👉 Book a free appointment 📌 The average time to get an appointment is 4 weeks 👉 Get an express appointment   🤓 Pro-tips: If you have a day or two to spare, it's strongly recommended that you book an appointment. This is always faster than waiting in line.   😇 Disclaimer: As a independent third-party we have no control over DMV wait times. The wait times our based on data we've collected from users just like you and continues to improve over time. All things being equal, wait times in the mornings in the middle of the week are typically the shortest.   Los Angeles DMV Map and Directions ...
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Ultimate Guide to Renewing CA Driver’s License

Ultimate Guide to Renewing CA Driver’s License

Everything you need to know about your California Driver License Renewal Wondering what you need and how you can renew your California Driver's License? Read on! Here are some basic facts on your driver's license: Your California drivers license expires every 5 years on your birthday (or the date you're legally authorized to stay in USA until) You can renew your California driver's license up to 60 days before expiration - the California DMV will mail you a renewal notice 2 months before the expiration You cannot renew your license once the expiration date has passed You can renew your driver's license online, in-person or by mail depending on the status of your driver's license (valid, expired, lost) and your age - each renewal process is outlined below How do you renew your driver’s license online? You are eligible for online renewal if you: Hold a valid driver's license that is expiring within 3 days Not changing your address Have your SSN on file with the California DMV ...
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