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Elections Office Sends Out Notice Of ‘Similar Name’ Problems

What’s in a name? If you’re registered to vote in Texas, there may be a problem in the details. Some North Texans were surprised when they received letters outlining problems with their names.

CBSDFW.COM–01/28/2014

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Texas Votes In First Election Day Under ID Law

Texas voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the state’s first election requiring people to show ID.

CBS 11–11/05/2013

Teenage dirt track racer Brandon Hightower is going around-and-around with the 'big boy'. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

North Texas Teen Making A Mark In Dirt Track Racing

Last weekend, on the Texas Motor Speedway .4 Mile dirt track, a North Texas teen started his first year in the SUP-A late model division. It was a weekend of firsts for the young driver, in a career almost defined by them.

CBSDFW.COM–03/04/2013

Used cars sit in the lot at a dealership. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Straus Suggests Raising Driver’s License Cost

House Speaker Joe Straus suggested possibly raising the cost of a driver’s license to help the state’s congested roads. Texas drivers currently pay a price of $25.

01/31/2013

This picture shows a steering wheel, brake pedal, and accelerator. (credit: Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images)

License Laws For Older Drivers Vary From State To State

A recent review found older drivers face a hodgepodge of state licensing rules that reflect scientific uncertainty and public angst over a growing question: How can we tell if it’s time to give up the keys?

09/17/2012

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Police Defend Physical Removal Of 77-Year-Old Driver

Police in Keene are commenting today about an incident involving a sergeant making a traffic stop and the physical removal of a 77-year-old woman from her vehicle.

CBSDFW.COM–09/13/2012

A tow truck operator secures a car for towing. (credit: AP Photo)

Highland Park Will Tow Drivers Who Lack License, Insurance

Those considering cruising through Highland Park without a current driver’s license or insurance card may want to rethink that –– it could be expensive, and take up the majority of a day.

05/23/2012

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New Requirements For Texas Driver License Applicants

A Texas driver license can now only be obtained if the person applying can show proof of residency.

05/07/2012

Texas Photo Identification

Justice Department Opposes Texas Voter ID Law

The Justice Department’s civil rights division has objected to the new photo ID requirement for voters in Texas, saying many Hispanic voters lack state-issued identification.

03/12/2012

A teenage driver sits in a car with a driving instructor. (credit: AP Photo)

North Texans Crowd DPS Offices For Road Tests

Teenagers across North Texas are learning that the hardest part about obtaining a new driver’s license is walking through the DPS doors.

08/05/2011

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Proof Of Citizenship Required To Renew A Texas Driver’s License

Tucked inside the state school finance bill is a provision requiring Texans to prove their citizenship, or legal status, before receiving their first or renewing an old driver’s license.

06/30/2011

A motorcycle officer aims his radar toward drivers that may be speeding. (credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

DPS Citation Court Information Now Available Online

The Texas Department of Public Safety says court-related information on highway patrol-issued citations is now available online.

06/08/2011

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