Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles

Clare Garvie & Jay Diaz: Suspension of DMV face recognition program not enough

In short, the DMV has been running error-prone biometric searches on innocent Vermonters, for police purposes.

Attorney general finds DMV’s facial recognition program illegal

TJ Donovan said the program violated a 2004 statute barring use of “biometric identifiers.” But he sees a place for such technology if lawmakers choose to revisit the law.

Pond rule change could favor lawyer’s power boat over rowers

“We’re in constant conflict with them,” Sarah George, a state’s attorney, said of the Craftsbury Outdoor Center rowers and scullers she hopes to restrict on a pond she uses.

State investigated Coventry town clerk over missing DMV money

Two state agencies investigated allegations that Cynthia Diaz stole money from people who gave her cash to register snowmobiles.

State halts facial recognition program to review legality

Database searches on behalf of outside agencies have raised concerns among migrant worker advocates, already leery of communication between the DMV and immigration authorities.

Senate panel presses DMV on ICE contacts

DMV Commissioner Robert Ide said the department has not completely implemented the terms of a Human Rights Commission settlement.

Barre Man Imprisoned for Central Vermont Frauds

News Release — U.S. Department of Justice United States Attorney District of Vermont Feb. 22, 2017 Contact: Tim Atkinson United States Attorney’s Office, District of Vermont 802.951.6725 David Eisenhart Imprisoned for Central Vermont Frauds The United States Attorney for the District of Vermont announced that David Eisenhart, 44, of Barre, was sentenced today in […]

New vehicle inspection rules raise concerns

Some mechanics say the state’s new regulations bring vehicle inspections into the 21st century; others contend the new system they’re being asked to adopt is too costly, gives them too little leeway and puts low-income Vermonters in a bind.

Vermont’s DMV Express Processes Two Million Online Registrations

News Release — Department of Motor Vehicles Dec. 23, 2016 Contacts; VIC Jamie Gage, 802-229-4171 General Manager or Department of Motor Vehicles 800-529-2535’s Most Popular Service Has Grown Steadily Since 2005 Launch December 23, 2016 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time MONTPELIER, Vt.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Vermont DMV announced today that DMV Express, Vermont’s online vehicle registration […]

Emails show DMV fraud-fighting spilled over into immigration enforcement

Motor Vehicles Department investigators say the immigration agency was an important resource in fighting fraudulent applications for driver’s privilege cards. Others see a blurring of jurisdictions where officials essentially set traps for applicants.

DMV changing application process after discrimination case

The process for driver’s licenses and privilege cards will be made more friendly to applicants who are in the country without authorization.

DMV accused of discrimination in Jordanian deportation case

An application for a driver’s privilege card led to deportation proceedings against a Jordanian living in southern Vermont.

DMV launches online driver’s education certification service

As part of its ongoing effort to streamline processes in order to better serve its customers, the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles in Montpelier announces the launch of its new Driver’s Education Certification Service – its 8th online service in as many years.

State seeks online system for motor vehicle inspections

Paper forms will be eliminated for service technicians who perform inspections. Project could take up to 2 years.