Category Archives: vehicle registration

Loud mufflers, car stereos have no place on the road

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I live across a small lagoon that has Highway 1 on one side and my road on the other. I can hear every motorcycle and car with low booming bass, trucks, and other loud vehicles. My … Continue reading

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CHP asks for public’s help to crack down on out-of-state plates

It may be fun to play the out-of-state-plate game while on long road trips in the Golden State. But some of those vehicles and their owners may actually reside here in California and are costing the state millions of dollars … Continue reading

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Don’t stand in line, DMV has other options

Remember when a trip to the DMV required taking a day off from work to stand in line and wait for your number to be called? Those days are over, as much of what you need to accomplish can be … Continue reading

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Dispelling vehicle registration change rumors

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Vehicle registration renewal: We’ve got big changes coming up in next two years — have you written about this? Starting in 2012, registration renewals will be for two years, starting with license plates ending in even … Continue reading

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