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Re: Wait time for California DMV carpool stickers?

Tue Mar 26, 2013 2:52 pm

once your check is cashed the stickers are or about to be in the mail.
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Re: Wait time for California DMV carpool stickers?

Tue Mar 26, 2013 3:00 pm

Just submitted my papers, after waiting a month for the DMV. Although putting that ugly thing on my baby is gonna be tough :x All in all, a sweet deal, huh! 8-) BTW, Do you know if the HOV sticker lets you go through the 2 occupancy lane on the freeway onramp even when there is no HOV lane at that juncture?
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Re: Wait time for California DMV carpool stickers?

Tue Mar 26, 2013 11:41 pm

BayArea wrote:
LTSkier wrote:I mailed in the "Application for Clean Air Vehicle Decal" form + check to the DMV over a month ago and I've received nothing yet. How long should I expect to wait? I am eager to get in that carpool lane :)
DMV California $ucks - these FAT retard still processing Dec 31, 2012 application for white stickers. And this was confirmed on 2/20/2013 when I called on 2/20/2013.
California DMV full of stupid people, why can't they issue White Stickers when you apply for the plates? The reason because these retard want to earn overtime, by milking the process. Now I know why all those people are so fat, becasue they are stupid and simply incompetent.
1. No need to post the EXACT same post twice (once with a quote, and once without, so it's not a computer issue)
2. If you want to be taken seriously, you may want to refrain from the terms "fat retard." I am not a fan of the CA DMV bureaucracy, but your terminology is just plain offensive. I would imagine those here with developmentally disabled family and close friends would be even more offended than me.
3. Thanks to this state's long-messed-up budget, DMV staffing has been cut back. So yes everything will take longer than normal, and normal was already a long time.
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Re: Wait time for California DMV carpool stickers?

Tue Mar 26, 2013 11:53 pm

Nubo wrote:A designated EV plate would make more sense, that's for sure.
Has the possibility of such ever been discussed here and on other EV forums? If the firefighters can get their own special plates, I'm sure owners/lessees of EVs can make a similar effort.
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Re: Wait time for California DMV carpool stickers?

Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:42 am

Nubo wrote: A designated EV plate would make more sense, that's for sure.
Yeah, no kidding. That'd cut down on the wait time since they at least get the plates out relatively quickly.

A month already sounds bad (I don't remember how long the now expired yellow HOV stickers took for me) but two months is bordering on crazy. For those people who benefit from the HOV stickers, I'd hate to think about how much time is wasted commuting during those 2 months w/o the stickers.

If I were in that boat, I'd be willing to pay more for expedited processing so they can hire some more people.

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Re: Wait time for California DMV carpool stickers?

Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:01 am

cwerdna wrote:A month already sounds bad (I don't remember how long the now expired yellow HOV stickers took for me) but two months is bordering on crazy. For those people who benefit from the HOV stickers, I'd hate to think about how much time is wasted commuting during those 2 months w/o the stickers.

If I were in that boat, I'd be willing to pay more for expedited processing so they can hire some more people.
I'm not even sure more people is the answer. Sounds more like foot-dragging to me. Does it take any more effort to perpetually stay 1 month behind than to stay perpetually 2 months behind? Does a long delay make the forms somehow easier to process? Just how long does it take to process one of these forms?

If the trickle of forms is really this difficult to handle, one can only imagine the queue as EV adoption grows! :o
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Re: Wait time for California DMV carpool stickers?

Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:04 am

BayArea wrote:DMV California $ucks - these FAT retard still processing Dec 31, 2012 application for white stickers. And this was confirmed on 2/20/2013 when I called on 2/20/2013.
California DMV full of stupid people, why can't they issue White Stickers when you apply for the plates? The reason because these retard want to earn overtime, by milking the process. Now I know why all those people are so fat, becasue they are stupid and simply incompetent.
Why don't you tell us how you really feel? :lol:
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Re: Wait time for California DMV carpool stickers?

Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:21 pm

edatoakrun wrote:
LTSkier wrote:I finally received my stickers on March 2nd (almost 2 months since I had mailed in the application). The check cleared just a few days before I got the stickers. ....

BTW, is it correct that these stickers not only allow you to use HOV lanes, but give you the appplicable HOV discounts on All bay area bridges, whether you pay by fastrack or not?
Not correct. You still need the Fastrak transponder AND you need to go in the carpool lane to only pay $2.50 during commute hours. But, you do NOT need the two or three persons in your car to use HOV lanes. If you are in a Fastrak only or regular traffic lane, you are charged the regular amount for that time frame ($2.50, $4 or $6 on Bay Bridge or $2.50 or $5.00 on other bridges except GG) whether you have the white stickers or not.

It's been over a month waiting for my replacement stickers after my bumpers got demolished.

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Re: Wait time for California DMV carpool stickers?

Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:31 pm

bobsfreeleaf wrote:BTW, Do you know if the HOV sticker lets you go through the 2 occupancy lane on the freeway onramp even when there is no HOV lane at that juncture?
Yes, the stickers do allow access to the carpool lane on on-ramps.
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Re: Wait time for California DMV carpool stickers?

Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:15 pm

DoxyLover wrote:
bobsfreeleaf wrote:BTW, Do you know if the HOV sticker lets you go through the 2 occupancy lane on the freeway onramp even when there is no HOV lane at that juncture?
Yes, the stickers do allow access to the carpool lane on on-ramps.
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