Scheduled outage -- Nationwide no driver license updates this weekend

Aaron de Bruyn aaron at
Sat Feb 25 23:49:43 UTC 2023

If we have downtime, we lose revenue, customers, sleep, etc...

If the government does it, what are you going to do? Get your license somewhere else?


On Sat Feb 25, 2023, 11:39 PM GMT, Christopher Morrow <mailto:morrowc.lists at> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 25, 2023 at 6:12 PM Sean Donelan <sean at> wrote:
>> Verizon network maintenance will impact access to the “National Driver
>> Register,” a system that motor vehicle offices around the country need to
>> check before handing out a license.
> Wait, what year is it?
> how is a network maintenance on what seems like a fairly critical system going
> to cause a total outage of said system?
> I think we time traveled back to 1990 here...
>> All 50 states and D.C. participate in the National Driver Register, a
>> database maintained by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
>> The register contains information about drivers who have had their driving
>> privileges revoked, suspended or denied due to serious traffic violations,
>> such as driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, reckless driving
>> or excessive speeding.
>> The scheduled maintenance should be finished by Monday, in case you needed
>> to update your driver's license or planned to do some reckless driving
>> this weekend.
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