Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles

Type: Organization
Name: Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

LPD Recognized for Help in Fighting Vehicle Theft

Lynchburg, VA - Law enforcement departments throughout Virginia including the Lynchburg Police Department were recognized by the Virginia State Police (VSP) Help Eliminate Auto Theft (H.E.A.T.) Program in the 2013-2014 Operation HEATWave Awards compe ... [Published WSET - 14 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Police Departments Across Virginia Recognized for Helping to Fight Car Theft

The Virginia State Police (VSP) Help Eliminate Auto Theft (H.E.A.T.) Program honored 22 law enforcement departments throughout Virginia for their efforts to combat auto theft. These efforts correspond to a 6 percent decline in vehicle thefts in 2013. ... [Published PRWeb - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Texting-while-driving ban brings convictions, but uncertainties remain

The current law banning texting while driving in Virginia might have saved lives, but it has left law enforcement officials a little unsure how best to enforce it.More than 40 convictions have been recorded in Central Virginia since the newest statute ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ride-sharing service Uber launches in Roanoke/Blacksburg market

. -The ride-sharing program Uber is now in the Roanoke/Blacksburg area.The company announced Thursday that along with this area, it added service to 22 college towns across the country. The company say it operates in 200 cities across the world.Earlier ... [Published WDBJ7.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Sheriff's Office receives highway safety enforcement grants

Highway safety has been, and will continue to be, a high priority in Washington County by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. As a result, the Washington County Virginia Sheriff’s Office has been successful in applying for and receiving two 2015 Virginia ... [Published SWVA Today - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

State Police: Motor Vehicle Theft Down in Virginia in 2013

Richmond, VA - The Virginia State Police Help Eliminate Auto Theft (H.E.A.T.) Program has just released the “Analysis of 2013 Virginia Motor Vehicle Theft Statistics,” which indicates a continued reduction in vehicle thefts in Virginia. A total of 8,319 ... [Published WSET - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

WCVSO receives 2 DMV grants

ABINGDON, Va. — The Washington County Virginia Sheriff’s Office has been awarded two 2015 Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Highway Safety Enforcement Grants.The non-local match grants, in the amount of $35,750, are pass-through grant funding from ... [Published TriCities.com - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 4 reports

Virginia Reaches Agreement With Lyft, Uber

Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Mark Herring announced Wednesday that Lyft and Uber can operate legally in Virginia, putting the commonwealth on a short list of states where the popular car services are formally recognized and regulated.McAuliffe ... [Published Government Technology US - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 7 reports

CEA Applauds Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles and Gov. McAuliffe for Reversing Ban on Uber, Lyft

ARLINGTON, Va.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The following statement can be attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®: “We are encouraged by reports that the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) ... [Published EON Transportation - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 07 2014 - 5 reports

Virginia State Cracks Down On Uber, Lyft

An anonymous reader writes 'Talk about regulatory capture! As radio station WTOP reports, "The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles says that ride services Lyft and Uber are violating state law and must stop operating immediately. The DMV sent cease ... [Published Slashdot - Jun 06 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 2 reports

Colorado embraces Uber/Lyft, a.k.a. competition and innovation

Righteous. Yesterday, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles issued an eyeroll-worthy cease-and-desist letter to both Uber and Lyft, the astoundingly popular ride-sharing-via-smartphone app startups, until such a time as the state can get around ... [Published Hot Air » Top Picks - Jun 06 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 2 reports

The Switchboard: Vodafone tips massive government surveillance program in new report

Published every weekday, the Switchboard highlights five tech policy stories you need to read. At 11 a.m. Eastern on Friday, join us in our weekly livechat,  Switchback , where we'll be talking about the week's top tech news. The comment box is open, ... [Published Faster Forward - Jun 06 2014]

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"We can't see riders the way you see drivers. We only see ourselves," Grigsby said. "All we do is log in and wait to accept a call. We get a beeping message as it pops up and we go and pick up the customer."
"This error occurred prior to Michigan’s participation in the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System. Under the new process, the error would have been prevented,” Woodhams said. There are seven states that don't fully participate in the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System and another seven that provide data on branded titles but don't make inquiries, according to the program's website ."
...we're going to a resolution soon once the citycity council is back in session that will allow us to enforce against illegal street hails," he said. "These digital dispatch services--their vehicles should not engage in street hails. They can be booked by electronic purposes, and you know, to help enforce against the hails, we want to have an inventory of who's driving for these companies."
"Uber is welcome to come to the city of Calgary, but we're not going to change what we've built to accommodate Uber" said City of Calgary chief livery officer Marc Halat, as quoted by the Herald

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LPD Recognized for Help in Fighting Vehicle Theft [Published WSET - 14 hours ago]
Police Departments Across Virginia Recognized f... [Published PRWeb - 23 hours ago]
Uber passes Richmond test-drive [Published Individual.com - Sep 15 2014]
1 Million Used Cars Are Hiding A Terrible Secret [Published Huffington Post - Sep 08 2014]
Uber comes to Charlottesville [Published UV Cavalier Daily - Sep 01 2014]
Texting-while-driving ban brings convictions, b... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Aug 31 2014]
UberBLACK Prices Raised [Published Individual.com - Aug 29 2014]
Will Holder Ignore Double Voting in Virginia? [Published National Review - Aug 28 2014]
Ride-sharing service Uber launches in Roanoke/B... [Published WDBJ7.com - Aug 28 2014]
AAA: Nearly 1 million Virginians traveling for ... [Published Augusta Free Press - Aug 27 2014]
Sheriff's Office receives highway safety enforc... [Published SWVA Today - Aug 25 2014]
State Police: Motor Vehicle Theft Down in Virgi... [Published WSET - Aug 18 2014]
WCVSO receives 2 DMV grants [Published TriCities.com - Aug 17 2014]
DMV 2 Go offers host of motor vehicle services [Published Belvoir Eagle - Aug 15 2014]
Uber Banned Again: 5 Places Where Ride-Sharing ... [Published Auto World News - Aug 14 2014]
CEA Applauds Virginia Agreement With ... [Published EFYTimes.com - Aug 14 2014]
NEW: No Charges In Deputy-Involved Crash [Published Daily News-Record - Aug 13 2014]
State Strikes Deal to Let Uber, Lyft Operate ..... [Published Heritage Foundation - Aug 09 2014]
Virginia Reaches Agreement With Lyft, Uber [Published Government Technology US - Aug 07 2014]
CEA Applauds Virginia Agreement with Uber and Lyft [Published EON Transportation - Aug 06 2014]
CEA Applauds Virginia Agreement with Uber and Lyft [Published Business Wire Technology News - Aug 06 2014]
CEA Applauds Virginia Agreement with Uber and Lyft [Published Business Wire Public Policy/Government News - Aug 06 2014]
Victory: Uber, Lyft Allowed to Operate in Virgi... [Published Townhall's Featured Blog - Jul 04 2014]
Virginia DMV Reportedly Reversing Uber and Lyft... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Jul 03 2014]
CEA Applauds Virginia Department of Motor Vehic... [Published EON Transportation - Jul 03 2014]
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CEA Applauds Virginia Department of Motor Vehic... [Published EON: Enhanced Online News - Jul 03 2014]
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CEA Applauds Virginia Agreement with Uber and Lyft [Published EON Transportation - Aug 06 2014]
ARLINGTON, Va.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The following statement can be attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding Virginia’s decision to give Uber and Lyft temporary authority to operate ...
CEA Applauds Virginia Agreement with Uber and Lyft [Published Business Wire Technology News - Aug 06 2014]
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following statement can be attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding Virginia’s decision to give Uber and Lyft temporary authority to operate in the state, ...
CEA Applauds Virginia Agreement with Uber and Lyft [Published Business Wire Public Policy/Government News - Aug 06 2014]
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following statement can be attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding Virginia’s decision to give Uber and Lyft temporary authority to operate in the state, ...
Victory: Uber, Lyft Allowed to Operate in Virgi... [Published Townhall's Featured Blog - Jul 04 2014]
The cease-and-desist order issued to ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles in June has been... ...
Virginia DMV Reportedly Reversing Uber and Lyft... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Jul 03 2014]
Matthew Feeney Yesterday the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) issued a news release praising the Virginia DMV and Gov. Terry McAuliffe for reversing the ban imposed on Uber and Lyft last month: We are encouraged by reports that the Virginia ...
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