A trip to the Department of Motor Vehicles won't only cost you time in the District. Now it's likely going to cost you more money.
D.C.'s DMV instituted new fee hikes on Friday designed to help the city in its current budget crisis. A $332.1 million deficit looms over the next fiscal year.
For drivers, that means road tests and knowledge tests at the DMV are no longer free. Ten dollar fees are now in effect for those exams.
The fee for a duplicate ID card is more than doubling, from $7 to $20. The cost of a duplicate commercial driver license is going up from $13 to $20.