Potential class action suit could affect Ala. drivers, car owners

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Alabama Department of Revenue has notified all its county license plate issuing officials of a proposed settlement  in a nationwide class action lawsuit.

The notification was part of the state's efforts to comply with a federal court order.

The suit involves claims of Driver's Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) violations.

The ADOR was told to provide copies of the attached legal notice (CLICK HERE) to all Alabama county license plate issuing officials for public display in their offices.

"The ADOR is not a party to the class action and our only role is to assist in the notification process as other state motor vehicle registration administrators are currently doing," explained State Revenue Commissioner Tim Russell.

For information on the proposed settlement, and the complaint involved, call 1-866-397-0925, or visit www.dppasettlement2.com.

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