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Audit Finds Poor Planning Led to California DMV Issues

SACRAMENTO — California's Department of Motor Vehicles didn't properly prepare for customers lining up to get new federally approved drivers' licenses, leading to hours-long wait times last year, state auditors said Wednesday. But the long lines that angered motorists and state lawmakers alike merely highlighted significant underlying weaknesses including outdated...

Patterson Renews Call for DMV Audit After 'Motor Voter' Snafu

Assemblyman Jim Patterson of Fresno again called for an audit of the Department of Motor Vehicles after it was revealed Wednesday that agency technicians may have botched about 23,000 Californians' voter registrations under the state's new "motor voter" law. The DMV sent the secretary of state's office incorrect information for...