Glitch Shuts Down DMV Transactions

ALBANY (AP) -

A glitch has substantially disabled New York’s Department of Motor Vehicles computer system, slowing transactions to a crawl in local offices statewide and online. Officials say they will make allowances for anyone who misses a deadline.

A DMV spokesman says the problem hasn’t been pinpointed as of Monday afternoon and it isn’t clear when the system will be back in full operation. A mainframe server was upgraded Sunday and tested properly, but couldn’t handle the load of actual business Monday morning.