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PASADENA, CA – FEBRUARY 06: Signage is seen at the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) February 6, 2009 in Pasadena, California. The DMV is closed as part of the first state employee furloughs in California history in response to California’s budget crisis. About 90 percent of the state’s 238,000 employees have been […]

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – The DMV will stay open, but the department is urging people to avoid going to their offices for 60 days unless absolutely necessary.

Most renewals can be done online or through the mail.

But some of the reasons you would need to go in person include smog issues and recent transfers.

The DMV is also asking law enforcement to use discretion when enforcing expired registrations and licenses.

So far it’s unclear if or how local law enforcement plans to comply with the DMV’s request.

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