Friday, March 8, 2013
The RMV has discontinued the service because the company that provided the reminders was sold.
Five years after the Registry of Motor Vehicles did away with snail mail license expiration reminders, Massachusetts drivers will now find that the email version is gone as well. The RMV has done away with email reminders which service drivers whose licenses are about to expire, according to CBS Local. The RMV stopped mailing reminders in November 2008. The company that provided the service was recently sold, according to the story. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is looking into restoring the free service and alternative reminder methods, the story says.
Friday, November 16, 2012
The employee was the subject of a 20-month federal investigation.
Federal and state investigators arrested a Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles employee today for allegedly defrauding illegal aliens. Adriana Ferreira, 48, a naturalized U.S. citizen, was arrested in Watertown Friday morning and charged with “numerous violations of Massachusetts law,” including corruption, bribery and larceny, according to a statement released by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office. "The investigation revealed that Ferreira was using her position at the RMV to defraud illegal aliens," the statement says. Illegal aliens were led to believe they would receive driver’s licenses for a $2,000 fee, according to the statement. Illegal aliens never received driver’s licenses from Ferreira or the RMV. …
Saturday, August 4, 2012
The Department of Transportation claims it will save $422,000 by transitioning the Registry of Motor Vehicles, Turnpike, MassHighway and other agencies to 857-DOT numbers.
Families shop around for cheaper deals on telephone service — why shouldn't the Department of Transportation? Streamlining several "antiquated and redundant" telephone systems under one area code and exchange will save taxpayers about $422,000, according to Secretary of Transportation Richard Davey. The new series of numbers, which all begin with 857-DOT, is under way at several transportation sub-agencies. A major change took effect Wednesday when the main customer service line at the Registry of Motor Vehicles became 857-DOT-8000. Drivers can use that number to get information on licenses, citations and road tests. It will even tell you the wait times at the nearest RMV. The closest RMV to West Roxbury is in Roslindale Village at 4210 …
Monday, January 9, 2012
The Vehicle Check Program allows vehicle owners of taking their vehicles to familiar neighborhood inspection stations.
Monday, January 9, 2012
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) and Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) Division today issued a two-year contract extension for its enhanced vehicle emissions testing and safety inspection program, the Massachusetts Vehicle Check Program. The extension will begin October 1, 2013. The Parsons Commercial Technology Group will continue to manage the day-to-day operations of Massachusetts Vehicle Check for MassDEP and MassDOT/RMV, supporting a statewide network of more than 1,900 inspection stations and 300 registered emissions repair shops. Parsons will also continue operating 12 located Motorist Assistance Centers (MACs) to provide advice to motorists, …