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Murphy signs legislation extending MVC deadlines

Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation yesterday that allows the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission to use drivers license photos for twelve years, extended from the previous eight year limit, and limits certain appointment times at MVC locations to senior citizens and persons with certain medical conditions.  The Governor also signed a bill which temporarily extends deadlines to register vehicles and obtain driver’s licenses for new State residents during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

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Text messaging was Sue Fulton’s safety plan for reopening MVC

By Art Gallagher

Shaun Golden, Jack Ciattarelli, Jon Bramnik and Doug Steinhardt have all been too hard on MVC Commissioner Sue Fulton for her lack of planning to safely reopen New Jersey’s Motor Vehicle Commission facilities.

The Republicans, each a potential gubernatorial candidate against Prince Philip Dunton Murphy next year, have been relentless this week in their criticism of MVC’s reopening to long lines in the heat and humidity, lack of social distancing, fights, and drivers camping overnight to get their cars registered and licenses renewed or issued.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 9th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2021 NJ Gubernatorial race, MVC, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Ciattarelli blasts Murphy for MVC fiasco. Calls for Fulton to be fired

Former Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, the first Republican to declare as a candidate for Governor next year issued a scathing assessment of the Murphy Administration’s reopening of Motor Vehicle Commission facilities and called for Governor Murphy to fire Commissioner Sue Fulton.

The following is Ciattarelli’s ‘Jack Chat’ are prepared for delivery:

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MVC’s incompetence showcase-Day 2

New Jersey’s Motor Vehicle Commission appears to be headed for Day 2 of Venezuelan style government service.

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MVC is a ‘free for all’ with fights, long lines as agencies reopen in N.J.

Before the doors even opened this morning hundreds of drivers were lined up waiting to get in to state Motor Vehicle commission agencies for the first time in three months, leading police to shutdown one MVC agency due to crowding and to breakup a fight at another agency.

Police in Lodi said they closed the agency at 7:42 a.m. due to overwhelming demand and told drivers to avoid the area and try a different agency or to come another day.

County sheriff officers also shut down a line at the Oakland agency and told people to go home. A reader reported lines at the Wallington agency were also shut… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 7th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19, Motor Vehicle Commission, MVC, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | 3 Comments »

MVC agencies reopen next week. Here’s what drivers need to know.

If there’s an indication of demand for the state Motor Vehicle Commission’s agencies to reopen, it might be the people who showed up at the Bakers Basin agency in Lawrence Township on Tuesday, looking for answers, even though it won’t open for another six days.

Opening day for agencies is June 29, and it will only be for limited transactions that can’t be done online. MVC officials have to process a three-month backlog of these transactions and make sure customers follow the new rules to prevent spread of the coronavirus.

In an exclusive tour, Chief Administrator B. Sue Fulton walked a reporter … Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: June 24th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19 | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on MVC agencies reopen next week. Here’s what drivers need to know.

Why can’t N.J. re-open its motor vehicle agencies like other states already have?

MVC Commissioner Sue Fulton

Drivers who bought vehicles from another person have gotten an unwelcome surprise during the last two months – they can’t get the license plates and registration they need to drive them, due to the coronavirus closing motor vehicle agencies.

Drivers who’ve bought a vehicle from a private owner found out that registering their new ride requires an in-person transaction at motor vehicle agencies. But state Motor Vehicle Commission agencies were closed on March 16 to reduce exposure to COVID-19.

A Budd Lake woman said she is unable to use the truck she bought in March and now fears she might lose he… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: May 22nd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19, Monmouth County News, MVC, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Why can’t N.J. re-open its motor vehicle agencies like other states already have?

MVC extends closures, enhances online services

The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission’s agency, road testing and inspection facilities will remain closed at least until May 11, Commissioner Sue Fulton announced today.

The MVC facilities have been closed since March 13 due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: April 23rd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on MVC extends closures, enhances online services

MVC closes for two weeks

New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commissioner Sue Fulton announced that agency and road testing facilities throughout the State will be closed for two weeks due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The MVC headquarters and online operations will continue.

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Posted: March 15th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on MVC closes for two weeks

Ocean Township Mayor is Murphy’s MVC Manager in Eatontown

Ocean Township Mayor Christopher Siciliano is the Murphy Administration’s manager of the Eatontown Motor Vehicle Commission Agency.

Located at 109 Route 36, the agency office provides motorists with titles, registrations, driver’s licenses, and certified driver’s license abstracts.

Siciliano, 59. replaced Joseph Hadden, an Ocean Township Board of Education member,who held the patronage position during the Christie Administration.  The mayor was previously employed as a real estate salesman at his family brokerage, according to his linkedIn profile.

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Posted: January 25th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Ocean Township Mayor is Murphy’s MVC Manager in Eatontown