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The DMV holds workshops and various events to help inform our customers of different programs and services. The workshops and events are intended gather input from industry, consumer and public interest groups, academics, as well as the public, to help improve the quality of our programs and services.

Autonomous Vehicle Workshop

On October 19, 2016, at the California State Capitol, the DMV held its latest public workshop to gather feedback on draft deployment regulations for self-driving cars. In case you missed it, the video is available at: Autonomous Vehicle Workshop Video – October 19, 2016 (Sacramento)

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DMV Statistics

Top 10 DMV Facts (As of 1/1/16)

  • Licensed Drivers: 25,914,851   
  • Licensed Teen Drivers (16-19 year olds): 862,589
  • Vehicles Registered: 33,768,367
  • Motorcycles Registered: 884,665
  • Special Interest Plates: 454,072
  • Registered Off Highway Vehicles: 792,645
  • Disabled Placards: 2,569,340
  • Hybrid/Electric Vehicles Registered
    • Hybrid Vehicles: 958,490
    • Electric Vehicles: 111,256
  • Online Transactions (2015): 15,624,866
  • Licensed Auto Dealers in California
    • Used Vehicle Dealers: 7,118
    • New Vehicle Dealers: 1,491   

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