Tag: DMV

Impactful New Laws for 2019

As the new year approaches, so do new laws that will affect the lives of Californians. Here’s a sampling of legislation signed in 2018 by Gov. Jerry Brown (laws not taking effect Jan. 1 are noted): Doctor Disclosures—SB 1448 (Hill): When doctors in California are placed on probation for things such as ethical violations, substance…

DMV Combats Fraudulent Disabled Parking Placard Usage With Awareness, Citations

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) ramped up enforcement efforts into the fraudulent use of disabled person parking placards, issuing 167 citations throughout the state in the month of March. During the #SaveTheSpace campaign, DMV investigators in 20 enforcement operations from Oroville to San Diego contacted over 2,000 drivers who had parked in disabled…

Don’t Risk A $1,000 Fine—DMV Wants You To #SaveTheSpace

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is attempting to curb the unauthorized use of disability parking placards with a new public awareness campaign called #SaveTheSpace. The focus of #SaveTheSpace is to remind people that misusing the placards is illegal, and that the price of punishment could be steep—offenders face a misdemeanor citation and fines…