Commercial Vehicle, Driver License And ID Card Changes In Effect As Of October 1


As of Oct. 1, the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles implemented three legislative changes affecting commercial motor vehicles, driver licenses and identification cards.

House Bill 1044 requires DMV to refuse registration or issuance of a certificate of title to any commercial motor vehicle owner who fails to pay civil penalties and fees imposed by the State Highway Patrol.

House Bill 523 requires DMV to use a new driver license designation, the letters AI, when requested by American Indian applicants.

As required by House Bill 1033, an applicant with a developmental disability may receive an identification card at no fee with the presentation of a letter of certification from his or her physician.