No matter what part of the country you are in, the DMV almost always
gets a bad rap. Everyone fears long lines, slow service, and having to
deal with difficult state bureaucracies. However, if you plan on
driving legally in New York State, you'll have to deal with DMV at some
point in time. If you take the time to understand the DMV and to do a
little research beforehand so that you know what to bring with you,
your visit to the New York DMV could turn out to be a lot less painful
that you think.
New York DMV History
New York has long been aware of the need to regulate cars and their
drivers. For example, New York City was the site of the first
documented auto accident in US history. This unfortunate event took
place on May 30th, 1896, during a 'horseless carriage race," when a
driver lost control of his vehicle and collided with a bicyclist. Read more...
New York DMV Office Locations
Find a DMV Office in your area. Read more...
New York DMV Online Services
You can also do the following online. Read more...
New York DMV Services
The DMV offers many services, but the ones that New Yorkers avail
themselves of most often include licensing and vehicle registration.
Here's what you need to know to make accomplishing these tasks as
painless as possible. Read more...
New York Drivers License Guide
If you are a new driver who has never had a driver's license before,
you'll need to do down to a local DMV office and get your license in
person. To save yourself the time and hassle of making multiple trips,
it's a good idea to make sure that you meet the DMV's licensing
requirements first. Read