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  • Region IV Conference This Week

    The 2017 Region IV Conference is this week, May 21-24, in Seattle, Washington. The 2017 Region IV Conference provides a terrific opportunity for attendees to discuss today's relevant motor vehicle and law enforcement related issues. As with every AAMVA conference, the ability to network is one of the most beneficial experiences and this year's regional conference provides many valuable interactive and learning opportunities. Jurisdictional attendees can learn about the successes and challenges of others, share ideas, build relationships, and discover the many products and services provided by our industry partners that can assist in your mission. Industry attendees will have the opportunity to meet with key players in the motor vehicle and law enforcement arena. Visit the conference website for more information.

    AAMVA AIC 2017 - Online Registration Now Open

    Registration is now open for the 2017 Annual International Conference, August 21-23, in San Francisco, California! Register online today and start planning your trip. Check out the program-at-a-glance and register here. All conference sessions will take place at the historic Hyatt Regency hotel at the Embarcadero Center. Click here for more information and to book your reservations. Visit the 2017 Annual International Conference website for full information and to register today!

    System Modernization Best Practices on AAMVA.org

    SystemModCoverTWIR.jpgVisit AAMVA.org to download our newest best practices document, System Modernization Best Practices. While the system modernization project failures and successes of many public organizations are well-documented, motor vehicle administrations' participation in legacy modernizations has up until now been largely undocumented. AAMVA's System Modernization Working Group is pleased to present this resource document that provides a unique look into the inner workings of a motor vehicle administration system modernization project. Drawing on expertise in motor vehicle agencies and industry, the System Modernization Best Practices document aims to provide a roadmap to assist those in or about to begin their modernization journey. Download the document here and visit the new System Modernization page on the AAMVA website for more information and resources. 

    Here are the most popular stories from AAMVA Regional News - May 12, 2017.

    Make Sure Your Cute Vanity Plate Idea Isn't On This List Of South Carolina No-Nos

    If you're thinking about ordering a customized license plate, forget about creating one that includes curse words or terms for illegal drugs, private body parts or sexual acts. Read the article in islandpacket.com.

    California Legislator Proposes New Law To Address Misuse of Disabled Parking Placards

    An undercover DMV officer waits with a shopping cart next to a disabled parking spot while conducting an enforcement sweep of fraudulent use of disabled parking placards at the Glendale Galleria. An undercover DMV officer waits with a shopping cart next to a disabled parking spot while conducting an enforcement sweep of fraudulent use of disabled parking placards at the Glendale Galleria. Read the article in latimes.com

    DMV Scam Lands Man Behind Bars (California) 

    A Los Angeles man who police say defrauded more than 50 people through a DMV scam could spend the next six months in jail. Antoine Marquis Hale, 26, was arrested in April and charged with identity theft for unlawfully possessing the personal identification information of his victims, theft by fraud, and commercial burglary. Read the article in visialiatimesdelta.com

    What's Holding Back Self-Driving Cars? Human Drivers 

    In just a few years, well-mannered self-driving robotaxis will share the roads with reckless, law-breaking human drivers. The prospect is causing migraines for the people developing the robotaxis. A self-driving car would be programmed to drive at the speed limit. Humans routinely exceed it by 10 to 15 mph (16 to 24 kph) - just try entering the New Jersey Turnpike at normal speed. Read the article in cbsnews.com.

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