driver’s license

May 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Maryland Unveils New Driver’s Licenses and I-D Cards

To safeguard personal information and protect against identity theft and fraud, the state of Maryland is introducing a new driver’s license and identification (ID) card that officials say is more secure. That’s because the new cards feature multiple layers of security to help prevent identity theft and fraud. “Marylanders will be protected against identity theft […]

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November 13, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Maryland Signs Driver’s License Reciprocity Agreement with Japan (PHOTO)

Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford and Deputy Chief of Mission Hrioyasu Izumi of the Japanese Embassy signed a driver’s license reciprocity agreement between Maryland and Japan on Friday, Nov. 13. According to a news release, the agreement allows Japanese citizens living in Maryland to obtain license without taking the driving or written license exams, if they already […]

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June 19, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, June 19, in Montgomery County

You are almost to the weekend! Here are five things to know today, June 19th, in Montgomery County: 1. Ordering Alcohol: The Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control is scheduled to meet today with the county’s ad hoc committee on liquor control to talk about plans to update and improve the department’s inventory and ordering systems. […]

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June 18, 2015 | Krista Brick

EXCLUSIVE: Which MVA Site Passed the Most New Drivers in Maryland?

If you are planning on taking your Maryland driver’s license road test, a graph exclusively obtained by MyMCMedia could help steer you in the direction of which of the 18 Motor Vehicle Administration testing sites will give you the best odds of passing the test. Hint: Gaithersburg’s MVA has the fifth highest fail rate in the […]

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May 22, 2015 | Krista Brick

Drivers’ Test Fail Rate Almost 50 Percent at Montgomery County’s MVAs (VIDEO)

Almost half of all the drivers who took the Maryland drivers’ license roads test in Montgomery County over the past year failed it, according to the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration. Krista Brick has the story about a change to the test that might reduce that fail rate.   Related:

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May 20, 2015 | Krista Brick

MVA Drops Parallel Parking from Driver’s License Test

If you listen closely you can almost hear a collective sigh of relief from 16 year olds across the state. The reason – the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration officially removed parallel parking as a required test element on the driver’s license test on a statewide basis starting today. According to Buel Young, spokesperson for the […]

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