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California Department of Motor Vehicles officials released the preliminary statistics Tuesday on the progress of implementing Assembly Bill 60.Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox.
AB 60 is a new law the requires the DMV to issue a driver license to applicants who can prove identity, California residency, and can meet all other testing requirements.
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 are from Friday, January 2, 2015:
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 (AB60) Driver License Processing Centers: 36% Pass/64% Fail
Total number of applicants to receive a driver license: 970
The DMV will release updated AB 60 statistics each Tuesday.
The DMV has a helpful AB 60 information webpage, ab60.dmv.ca.gov, 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 four Driver License Processing Centers where walk-in customers are accepted. Online appointments can be scheduled as far as 90 days in advance at the website or by calling 1-800-777-0133.Do you have a news tip? Call us at (661) 298-1220, or drop us a line at email@example.com.