Car Registration »

Smog Check Basics

Learn how to check a car's smog test history, which states require a smog check for registration, and how to tell if your car needs a smog inspection.

Paperwork and Laws »

DMV Fees Due When Selling or Buying a Car

If you wait until the last minute to pay DMV fees when transferring a title, you may get snagged by unexpected fees. Deal with DMV fees the right way.

Drivers Licenses »

Change Name on Drivers License: A How-To Guide

A legal name change doesn't require much documentation, but a drivers license name change through the DMV requires following the steps in this guide.

License Plates »

How to Get a Replacement License Plate or Stickers

The exact details of getting a replacement license plate or replacement sticker will vary by state, but they all follow a broad 4-step process.