More MVD Fun

Roamward Bound in bay 35) getting roof seal maintenance.
Roamward Bound in bay 35) getting roof seal maintenance.

I’m spending a little time in Tucson again to finish sucking every last cent I have the maintenance they didn’t get to in Tampa. Since I’m here for a couple of weeks I thought I could take care of the emissions test and registration.

Not So Fast

I took Roamward Bound to an emissions test facility and it passed, so I took my certificate to the MVD office and …

No you cannot register a vehicle with a Phoenix address and a Tucson emission test. Why? You can’t. Why can’t you? Because you can’t. (Since I’d already waited more than two hours to get to the window, I felt it was OK to keep this up for a good twenty minutes, but I’ll spare you the text).

Seriously, window agent, supervisor, manager, the totality of their explanation is “you can’t.” ¬†They couldn’t show me any documentation of that, publicly accessible or internal. Just “you can’t.”

Getting its shine on.  What's the right tip for a 7 hour, 4 man, car wash?
Getting its shine on. What’s the right tip for a 7 hour, 4 man, car wash?

Author: Murray Lisook

I'm the author of the Roamward Bound blog. In January 2013 I retired to travel full time in my motorhome which I've named Roamward Bound also. Before retiring I lived in Phoenix, working in information technology as VP of IT for Televerde, CTO at J.J. Croney & Assoc., and Director of IT at Del Webb Corp.

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