Archive for Tag: Motor Vehicle Commission

Drivers with moderate to profound hearing loss could soon get special MVC notation on vehicle registration

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill advancing in the Legislature and cleared by an Assembly committee on Monday, would require the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission to issue a vehicle registration with a special designation to drivers with moderate to profound hearing loss or deafness. Assemblyman Hal Wirths, a prime...

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Committee advances bill allowing non-CDL drivers to transport students on certain school buses

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee moved a bill alleviating the pressure on schools to hire drivers with commercial driver’s licenses to transport students on nine-seat passenger buses. Under the bill (A3565), sponsored by Assemblymen Sean Kean and Edward Thomson, a driver with a valid...

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Committee moves Dunn bill allowing drivers to indicate autism, communication disorder on license

TRENTON, N.J. – Drivers with autism or another communication disorder could soon notate their diagnosis on a license or ID issued by the Motor Vehicle Commission. The bill (A2369), sponsored by Assemblywoman Aura Dunn and advanced by the Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee on Thursday, aims to improve...

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Dunn bill allowing drivers to indicate autism or communication disorder diagnosis on license advances

TRENTON, N.J. – Drivers with autism or another communication disorder could soon notate their diagnosis on a license or ID issued by the Motor Vehicle Commission. The bill (A4651), sponsored by Assemblywoman Aura Dunn and advanced by the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Thursday, aims to improve communication between law...

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Dunn slams Murphy for stranding children, failing to address school bus driver shortage

TRENTON, N.J. – There have been statewide business shutdowns, statewide Covid mandates, but no statewide solution to the school bus driver shortage that is affecting children’s constitutional right to access education, says Assemblywoman Aura Dunn. Reports show school districts have been largely left to figure out the problem on...

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Bill allowing drivers to show electronic proof of registration heading to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s bill that permits drivers to use electronic proof of vehicle registration passed the Assembly Thursday. It now heads to the governor’s desk for his signature. Currently, drivers in New Jersey must show paper proof of vehicle registration. “For years New Jersey drivers have...

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DiMaso: Legislature needs to stop constant MVC Covid closures

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso introduced a bill this week preventing extensive Covid-related closures at Motor Vehicle Commission agencies and reducing disruptions to in-person services. “In the wake of yet another ridiculous and unnecessary two-week MVC facility closure, it is clear that we need legislation to address the...

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Bill allowing diplomatic visa holders to renew licenses online, by mail advances

TRENTON, N.J. – Diplomatic visa holders may soon be able to renew driver’s licenses online or by mail. That bill (A5392) cleared the Assembly Transportation Committee Wednesday and will advance to the full Assembly for consideration. Current law requires visa holders to renew basic driver’s licenses, motorcycle licenses and...

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DiMaso says Fulton, who failed New Jersey drivers, is a disastrous pick for national defense job

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso, who called for soon-to-be former MVC Executive Director Sue Fulton to resign and told her to get her act together during an Assembly Budget hearing on Monday, was surprised to hear that Fulton was being hired by President Joe Biden to become an...

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