Archive for Tag: Motor Vehicle Commission

Your phone could soon be your NJ driver’s license under Dancer bill

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer recently introduced a bill requiring the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission to create and issue electronic driver’s licenses and identification cards to individuals who voluntarily request one.  The bill (A5433) follows up on recommendations from the MVC’s 2016 Mobile Driver’s License Feasibility Study...

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Assembly advances Dunn’s legislation moving driver’s license exams online

TRENTON, N.J. – In an effort to address the massive backlog at New Jersey’s Motor Vehicle Commission agencies and hours-long wait times, the Assembly Appropriations Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Aura Dunn to make the written portion of the driver’s license exam available online during the Covid-19 public...

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Assembly approves Dancer bill authorizing online car sales and e-signatures

TRENTON, N.J. – As more car dealerships reinvent their sales strategies due to the pandemic shutdowns and to meet consumer demand for a less stressful sales experience, the state Assembly passed Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill authorizing online car sales and modernizing Motor Vehicle Commission practices. “The coronavirus and related...

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Now law: MVC to educate drivers on rights and responsibilities during traffic stops

TRENTON, N.J. – Drivers will soon have a better understanding of their rights and responsibilities during traffic stops — the most common law enforcement interaction for Americans. Under legislation (A3871) signed by Gov. Phil Murphy today, the Motor Vehicle Commission must produce a video on drivers’ rights and responsibilities...

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Committee passes Dunn’s legislation moving driver’s license exams online

TRENTON, N.J. – Some drivers would find reprieve from the hours-long line at the Motor Vehicle Commission under a bill sponsored by Assemblywoman Aura Dunn and passed by the Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee today. The bill (A4632) requires the MVC to make the written portion of the...

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Why can’t New Jersey reopen motor vehicle agencies like other states? lawmaker asks

RANDOLPH, N.J. – Drivers who bought vehicles from another person and new drivers, waiting to get learner’s permits or take tests, have gotten an unwelcome surprise during the last two months – they can’t get help from the state’s motor vehicle agencies. Assemblywoman Aura Dunn says that the continued...

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Murphy responds to Bramnick’s request by extending MVC deadlines

TRENTON, N.J. – A plan put forward earlier this week by Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick to extend Motor Vehicle Commission deadlines for drivers was affirmed today by Gov. Phil Murphy. “I would like to thank Governor Murphy for extending the expiration date of driver’s licenses, vehicle registrations and...

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Cape May legislators call on MVC to modify operations in response to wait times

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. – Following Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick’s press conference on the long lines at the Springfield motor vehicle agency, Cape May County legislators, Assemblymen Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan, are confirming similar issues in the southern portion of the state. “Two constituents have contacted...

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