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DMV Releases AB 60 Implementation Statistics


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January 6, 2015

DMV Releases AB 60 Implementation Statistics

SACRAMENTO — The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) today released preliminary statistics on the progress of implementing Assembly Bill 60 (AB 60) – the new law requiring DMV to issue a driver license to applicants who can prove identity, California residency, and can meet all other testing requirements.

Daily Totals:

17,900 – Number of Driver License applicants seen on Monday, January 5, 2015
11,100 – Number of Driver License applicants seen on Saturday, January 3, 2015
17,200 – Number of Driver License applicants seen on Friday, January 2, 2015

Total number of AB 60 applicants seen since Friday, January 2, 2015: 46,200

The following Statistics from Friday, January 2, 2015 are for all original driver license applicants:

Pass/Fail Statewide Average for English Tests: 54% Pass/46% Fail
Pass/Fail Statewide Average for Spanish Tests: 36% Pass/64% Fail
Pass/Fail Average for the four Driver License Processing Centers: 36% Pass/64% Fail

Total number of AB 60 applicants to receive a driver license on Friday, January 2, 2015: 970

The DMV will release updated AB 60 statistics each Tuesday.

The DMV has a helpful AB60 information webpage,, containing a complete list of acceptable documents that can be used to verify identity and residency, a copy of the driver handbook, sample knowledge tests, appointment information, and other helpful materials.

Anyone applying for a first time driver license is required to make an appointment, unless they plan on visiting one of the four temporary Driver License Processing Centers where walk-in traffic is accepted.  Online appointments can be scheduled as far as 90 days in advance at or by calling 1-800-777-0133.


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