This Fell Street DMV patron next to the security guard/grief counselor in the photo below attracted a little bit of attention when he repeatedly slapped his palm on the countertop. Just another day at the CA Department of Motor Vehicles, right? Of course the Yelpers can go either way when they deign to think about this place, but the big problem is the recent budget cut the DMV has suffered.
If you don’t have an appointment, then you can always just show up right before they close for the day, right? Well, maybe not (not sure if that sign is still up or if the no-walk-ins-after-3:00-PM rule is still in effect). What IS in effect is a policy where they ask people to come back the next day if their transactions are “too complicated.” Oh well.
Sometimes you can get in without an appointment right before closing and get out bingo bango, but not before witnessing many interpersonal conflicts in the Unhappiest Place on Earth:
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Experience it while you can.