Computer Chaos At Driver’s Licensing Facilities Nationwide

The hassle was felt from Chicago to Chatanooga. Licensing outlets from Tennessee to Michigan to Massachusetts and Kansas all reporting problems with the network of the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators.

After five hours offline, AAMVA’s Jason Cooper told CBS 2 “the network appears to be operational and stable. AAMVA continues to monitor the network and will conduct a full analysis to determine the root cause of the outage.”

An outage of data, and for Elizabeth Arreloa, a four hour outage of communication.

“There’s a dilemma here. Why? We don’t know. When? We don’t know,” she said.

What we do know is there was a brief, statewide outage in the office late last year, related to the Social Security system.