Chester Specht recently went online to renew his car registration. He Googled "DMV renewal" and clicked on the top listing.
"Complete your vehicle registration in 3 simple steps," the website said, leading Specht through a straightforward process.
He paid using a credit card. The registration tags arrived in the mail not long after. Easy peasy.
FOR THE RECORD:
Car registration: A column in the Feb. 7 Business section about online auto registration quoted Jessica Gonzalez, a California Department of Motor Vehicles spokeswoman, as saying that fee-charging online companies don't have access to the DMV's system. She...