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Department of Motor Vehicles

Rising Va. highway deaths spurs call for action

As crash fatalities reached a 14-year high on the commonwealth’s roadways last year, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is pushing for residents to “respond with action” to reverse course in 2022. “There are immediate, simple actions Virginians can...

DMV offices to resume more walk-in hours

The Virginia Department of Transportation on Dec. 15 begins adding Wednesdays to walk-in service at its 75 customer-service centers statewide. After initially closing all branches due to the pandemic, the DMV first resumed operations in an appointment-only model, then this...

DMV set to resume walk-in service

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles next month will begin resuming walk-in service, which has largely been on hold since the start of the pandemic, and have decided to alternate it with service to those who have scheduled an...

State lauds localities that have avoided traffic deaths

The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has recognized several jurisdictions across Virginia that achieved zero traffic deaths in 2019 and/or 2020. Virginia is an active participant in the national “Toward Zero Deaths” initiative, which brings together engineering, enforcement, education and...

Arlington DMV Select location to reopen

“DMV Select” services operated by the Arlington Commissioner of Revenue’s office in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles will reopen Sept. 7 after an 18-month COVID shutdown. The office will operate by appointment Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30...

DMV offers new option in getting vehicle titles

Virginians who have purchased a vehicle from another individual or a business that is not a motor vehicle dealer/dealership and need to apply for a Department of Motor Vehicles title may soon opt to drop off applications at any...

DMV adds another service to online repertoire

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has added to its online offerings the ability for local residents to establish a payment-plan contract online. If customers owe fees as a result of not insuring their vehicles, they may be able...

New Va. law impacts vehicle-bicycle interactions

A new state law requires motorists to change lanes when passing a bicyclist, if the lane of travel is not wide enough to accommodate 3 feet in distance between the motor vehicle and the bicycle. Existing law had allowed, but...

DMV offices adding more appointment opportunities

It’s not exactly a return to normal, but the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles plans on June 1 to expand in-person access that had been limited at the onset of the pandemic. DMV will open more windows in its customer-service...
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