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Agency says Brits' sensitive information was also stolen.

Agency says Brits' sensitive information was also stolen.

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All but nine US states tweak license categories for trike.

If Elio Motors wants to sell its three-wheeled vehicle to the masses, it'll need motorcycle-license laws to change. Well, good news.

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There are fewer 16-year olds with licenses than any time since the 1960s.

More data from the Federal Highway Administration shows that teenagers are driving less.

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Underground Comix artist Gilbert Shelton has the solution for incompetent drivers.

It's laughably easy to get a driver's license in the USA. Should we require all drivers to complete a race once per year?

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University Of Michigan Study Finds Declines Across All Ages

A rising percentage of Americans are skipping the time-honored tradition of obtaining and holding a driver's license. Researchers from the University of Michigan found a decrease in the proportion of US citizens who hold licenses between 2011 and 2014.

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The Department of Homeland Security doesn't consider some state IDs compliant under a security law, and it might not accept them from air travelers in 2016.

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Police video of a confrontation between an officer and a woman in suburban Detroit shows her backing up her car at high speed and slamming him into his patrol car.

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A man wearing a Chewbacca costume was arrested at a polling place in Odessa, Ukraine yesterday for failing to provide the proper identification to vote.

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Drivers don't usually leave traffic stops smiling, but this mom and daughter were beaming after police handed them a check rather than a ticket last week.

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A transgender South Carolina teenager who was told to remove her makeup for a driver's license photo has settled her lawsuit over the incident and a state agency has agreed to handle such cases differently, according to court documents.

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Daimler is offering German driver's license tests in electric vehicles. Once you pass, you can also get access to local Car2go carsharing program.

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The digital tar pit will eventually consume us all, but for now, we're still able to watch it swallow our analog lives. One of the next items to succumb could be your driver's license, at least as soon as Iowa straightens out the kinks. The Hawkeye State is working with MorphoTrust USA on an driver's license app for Android and iOS phones that can be used as a state-approved ID. Notably, the app wouldn't replace a laminated paper version, but either could be used to conduct business. Iowa is alr

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There are people that go their entire lives without a driver's license or a car. How quaint.

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The parents of a 3-year-old New York girl killed in a crosswalk were outraged this week when they learned the motorist who struck their daughter can re-apply for his driver's license within 30 days of having it suspended.

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A New York woman tells her story of earning her driver's license at 23 after leaving the village of Kiryas Joel where women are shunned for getting behind the wheel.

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A controversial new rule in Russia aims to ban some groups from driving based on their sexuality. It lists transgender people, exhibitionists, voyeurs, fetishists and many others as not allowed to have a driver's license. Human rights groups in the country and beyond are up in arms over the act.

Free app would display an image of an Iowa citizen's driver's license

A fully realized "digital wallet" is inching closer to reality with Iowa's planned driver's license app.

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Remember seeing your buddy's flimsy fake ID in college that said he was 35 and several inches shorter than he really was? Well, Chinese criminals have apparently come up with a potentially terrifying alternative by crafting nearly perfect false driver's licenses and shipping to the US by the hundreds. To the naked eye, they're indistinguishable from the real thing.

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It's so easy to make fun of the Department of Motor Vehicles in the United States. Whenever folks return from renewing a license or getting new plates, everybody has a joke making fun of the long lines, prolonged waits or bored employees. But it looks like we in the US have it easy compared to the Japanese. Journalist Jacob M. Schlesinger recently chronicled the bureaucratic hell involved for an American to get a driver's license there on The Wall Street Journal Japan Realtime blog.

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Like so many people around the country, 16-year-old Chase Culpepper of South Carolina is preparing for a fight with the Department of Motor Vehicles. Culpeper's case, though, is more troubling than the norm.