Driver's Licenses http://wfae.org en DMV Eliminates Written Exam For Licensed Drivers http://wfae.org/post/dmv-eliminates-written-exam-licensed-drivers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Pat </span>McCrory<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was in </span>Huntersville<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;on Thursday&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">for the opening of a new DMV office. During his visit, he announced that the written test will no longer be required for out-of-state residents to get a North Carolina driver's license. Only first-time drivers and applicants with licenses that have been expired for more than two years will be required to take the written test.</span></p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 19:07:56 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 50107 at http://wfae.org DMV Eliminates Written Exam For Licensed Drivers Vehicle Tax, Tag Fee Due At Same Time Beginning July 1 http://wfae.org/post/vehicle-tax-tag-fee-due-same-time-beginning-july-1 <p>If you've been to any DMV office recently, you may have seen the “Tax and Tag Together” posters. Starting July 1, state residents will receive one bill for both their vehicle's property tax and tag fee.</p><p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 20:21:11 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 25850 at http://wfae.org Vehicle Tax, Tag Fee Due At Same Time Beginning July 1 McCrory Closes Latin Affairs Office http://wfae.org/post/mccrory-closes-latin-affairs-office <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After more than a decade in operation, the state’s office for Latino Affairs has been closed by Governor Pat </span>McCrory<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, upsetting advocates in the community.</span></p><p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 13:34:00 +0000 Ben Bradford 24276 at http://wfae.org Immigrants Line Up For DACA Licenses http://wfae.org/post/immigrants-line-daca-licenses <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Monday was the first day immigrants who were granted&nbsp;deferred action&nbsp;status were eligible to receive their licenses in North Carolina. These are immigrants who were brought to the country as kids by their parents. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The design of the North Carolina driver licenses <a href="http://wfae.org/post/dot-backtracks-pink-drivers-temporary-status-immigrants" target="_blank">generated controversy last month</a> when they were first unveiled because of the bold pink color that easily set them apart from other licenses. A new design was announced a few days ago. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We spoke to a few immigrants standing in line today at the DMV office on North Tryon and Harris Boulevard to get their thoughts.</span></p><p></p><p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 13:14:04 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 23957 at http://wfae.org Immigrants Line Up For DACA Licenses