Problems that affected computers at California Department of Motor Vehicles offices around the state early Tuesday have been resolved, officials said.
DMV spokeswoman Jessica Gonzalez said the issues, which had triggered delays for customers statewide as clerks processed paperwork by hand, were fixed about noon. "We're back up," she said.
"We are experiencing communications issues with AT&T & Verizon that have impacted DMV services," the state DMV said on its official Twitter account. "OTECH & DMV are working to resolve the issues."
The cause was attributed to network or router problems that impacted connectivity, Gonzales said.
Many lines were beginning to reform outside the Hawthorne office after motorists began getting word that the computers were back up.
"We'll probably be a little busy in the field offices for awhile, but we're back up," said DMV spokeswoman Jan Mendoza.
[ View the story "Glitch downs California DMV computers" on Storify] Glitch downs California DMV computers A trip to the Department of Motor Vehicles isn't usually one most people look forward to, but after a technical glitch downed computers at offices across California Tuesday morning, customers complained of longer lines and delays.
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California DMV computers down statewide; many services disruptedThe California Department of Motor Vehicles experienced a statewide computer outage Tuesday, disrupting many in-office services to custom...
DMV is currently experiencing technical difficulties that may affect customer transactions. We appreciate your patience.CA DMV
Of course the day I have to go to the DMV, every single DMV system in the state of California is down. #JustMyLuckVictor Vu
@kqednews Long line at San Francisco DMV after reported network connectivity issues http://pic.twitter.com/r67EzEHQdurribee
I feel sorry for whoever had a DMV appointment today in California.Paula Jaramillo
Wait line at #DMV in Hillcrest #sandiego, computer system down statewide #California, reschedule appts. http://pic.twitter.com/gWTjlf0dGitzel Puente
Okay, who pulled the plug? DMV computers are down across California.Gabe Avalos
Of course! The day I go to get my liscense renewed the statewide DMV computers go down! http://pic.twitter.com/2oxzINiWElementPDX
CA DMV is down. Whole State. Wow. Thought it was my lucky day when I pulled up and the parking lot was practically emptyDaniel Capellaro
The DMV provided updates on its
, saying systems were back online shortly after noon.
DMV computers back online after 'connectivity' issues resolvedProblems that affected computers at California Department of Motor Vehicles offices around the state early Tuesday have been resolved, of...
All DMV services have been restored. Thank you for your patience.CA DMV
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