DRIVER’S LICENSE

Minnesota Department of Public Safety Cancels All Road Tests in March

Knowledge testing and driver's license applications are still available.

ST. PAUL–The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has canceled all driver’s tests scheduled from March 18 to March 27 over coronavirus concerns. This includes Class D, commercial driver’s license and motorcycle road tests. Anyone with appointments during this time will receive a cancellation notice by email or text. Knowledge testing and driver’s license applications are still available. The MDPS says…

Fargo DMV Moves Driver’s License Services to New Location

The main office is being renovated, which hasn't been upgraded in nearly ten years

FARGO, ND – Earlier in the year, the North Dakota DOT moved its driver’s license tests to a temporary location at NDSCS. Now, they’re moving all of their driver’s license services once again. All driver’s license services will be moved to the new temporary location at the Village West Mall on 13th Ave South. The main office is being renovated,…

Driver’s License Road Testing Available on Weekends

The weekend hours are dedicated to road tests and won't offer other services.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–State officials say it will begin scheduling driver’s license road testing on weekends to reduce the long wait times that have been the subject of complaints. The Department of Public Service’s Driver and Vehicle Services division says it will make 3,240 more test appointments available at Twin Cities metro exam stations beginning Saturday. In addition to the regular…

October is REAL ID Month in North Dakota

starting October 1, 2020, travelers will need a REAL ID-compliant form of identification to board a commercial flight

BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum has proclaimed October as North Dakota REAL ID Month. It is a reminder that starting October 1, 2020, travelers will need a REAL ID-compliant form of identification to board a commercial flight. You’ll also need a REAL ID to gain access to secure federal facilities, including military bases, nuclear facilities and some federal offices….

Fargo Driver’s License Office is Undergoing Renovation

All Written Knowledge Tests Will be Conducted at Temporary Site

FARGO, N.D. — If you have to take a written driver’s license test, it won’t be at the Fargo Driver’s License Office. They’re temporarily moving all knowledge driver’s license testing to the North Dakota State College of Science building. That’s because the main office is being renovated for the first time in nearly 10 years. The department is adding about…

Driver’s License Division Director Under Investigation

Glenn Jackson has been on paid administrative leave since February

BISMARCK, ND —┬áThe director of North Dakota’s driver’s license division is under investigation for an undisclosed reason. Glenn Jackson has been on paid administrative leave since February while a “workplace investigation” is being done. DOT spokeswoman Jamie Olson would not give the nature of the investigation. She says she does not know when the investigation will be finished. North Dakota’s…

California Man Arrested After SUV Burns Near Christine, North Dakota

Jorge Aguiluz of North Hollywood, California was arrested for using a fake driver's license

CHRISTINE, ND —┬áBad luck for the driver of an SUV whose truck burned and he ended up in the Cass County Jail. 35-year-old Jorge Aguiluz of North Hollywood, California was arrested for using a fake driver’s license. The Christine Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire along I-29 around 4:30 this morning. Fire Chief Randy Monson says it appears the…

Minnesota Unveils New Look To Driver’s Licenses And IDs

Minnesotans will be able to apply for a REAL ID-compliant card in October 2018

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Driver’s license and ID cards in Minnesota are getting a new look and security upgrades. They include vertical and horizontal designs and state of Minnesota branding featuring the Mississippi River, a canoeist and a pine forest. The vertical design is for those under 21 to make it easier for businesses to identify those of legal age….

Minnesota Mother of 10 in Jail, Accused of Driving Drunk and Trying to Breast Feed Baby

An off-duty Rochester officer saw Schleicher's car drift off Highway 52 and the officer contacted authorities

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A Rochester mother of ten had five of her children in her vehicle when she drove drunk, sideswiped a median cable barrier, then exited the highway and pulled over to breast feed her baby along the side of the road. Charges filed this week in Olmsted County against 40-year-old Tasha Schleicher include child endangerment, felony DWI, and…