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by BRCDMV
Sun Apr 02, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Curated art cars, what are they looking for?
Replies: 29
Views: 5671

Re: Curated art cars, what are they looking for?

All, Chef Juke from the Burning Man DMV Council here. I have a few thoughts and a question for everyone. First, we continually updating our website to try to make it as clear as we can both what the criteria is, and how we decide. Often the feedback that I see on public forums like this seems to ind...
by BRCDMV
Wed Apr 06, 2016 6:49 pm
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: How direct does human power need to be to be exempt from DMV?
Replies: 43
Views: 7775

Re: How direct does human power need to be to be exempt from DMV?

why does anyone even respond beyond pasting the email address of the appropriate department? The same reason I don't email a department every time I have a question. There are a thousand people here who probably know almost as many answers as the folks behind dmv@, and your time is a lot less valua...
by BRCDMV
Wed Apr 06, 2016 6:40 pm
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: How direct does human power need to be to be exempt from DMV?
Replies: 43
Views: 7775

Re: How direct does human power need to be to be exempt from DMV?

All, Some answers directly from us here at the DMV (because someone DID email us at the DMV...and when you have questions like this, you can too....uh, that's what we're here for folks!): The rules for what can drive at the event without a license are covered on the Burning Man Website here: http://...
by BRCDMV
Thu Mar 24, 2016 11:00 am
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Building an Art Car Golf Cart style
Replies: 25
Views: 5261

Re: Building an Art Car Golf Cart style

All, Just a note: If folks are asking for official word regarding rules about a specific vehicle or vehicle type, please ask them to email dmv@burningman.org. While everyone means well and may have some information that is correct...or somewhat correct....the DMV should have the totally correct info...
by BRCDMV
Tue Feb 23, 2016 4:11 pm
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Mutant Car for 2016 cons and pros...
Replies: 43
Views: 8220

Re: Mutant Car for 2016 cons and pros...

All, It may be helpful to review this gallery of vehicle that were NOT invited to Burning Man by the DMV for the reasons listed in the captions for each image. Many are great 'Art Cars" but don't rise to the level of mutation that meets the current criteria for a Mutant Vehicle License. https://goo....
by BRCDMV
Fri Feb 19, 2016 2:26 pm
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Important Changes for Mutant Vehicles in 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 4845

Re: Important Changes for Mutant Vehicles in 2016

All, A few more points that may be of interest. The DMV has a challenging balancing act. But to be honest, we want what you want because...well, we ARE you. Folks who haven't been involved may not realize how many volunteers we have in the DMV (a few hundred folks have volunteered over the last few ...
by BRCDMV
Wed Feb 10, 2016 6:25 pm
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Important Changes for Mutant Vehicles in 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 4845

Re: Important Changes for Mutant Vehicles in 2016

All, To answer some of the questions posted here. The vast majority of the application process is the same. it's still a group of usually 15-25 DMV volunteers at each review session coming to consensus on whether and how well each application meets/exceeds the stated criteria. There are plenty of si...
by BRCDMV
Sat Feb 21, 2015 11:50 pm
Forum: 2015 Camps, Art & Activities
Topic: stop yelling at disabled vehicles on the playa!
Replies: 85
Views: 4494

Re: stop yelling at disabled vehicles on the playa!

Hi, Chef Juke from the DMV here. If you see a vehicle that is speeding, violating the Sound Policy or otherwise being operated in an unsafe manner, you can report it to the Rangers and/or DMV. While having the vehicle sticker number is helpful, we can work with a description of the vehicle. While th...
by BRCDMV
Mon Feb 02, 2015 5:36 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: 3 year veteran from NYC
Replies: 5
Views: 519

Re: 3 year veteran from NYC

Hi Witchbrother,

I would check out the information on the DMV website here:

http://burningman.org/event/art-perform ... -vehicles/


and if you still have questions to email the DMV at

dmv@burningman.com

Sincerely,

-Chef Juke for the DMV Hotties
by BRCDMV
Mon Feb 02, 2015 5:29 pm
Forum: 2015 Camps, Art & Activities
Topic: Bunny MaMa needs help on a vechile making.
Replies: 24
Views: 1830

Re: Bunny MaMa needs help on a vechile making.

Bunny Mama, So, the first thing I would suggest to you (or ANYONE) when you have a question about the DMV and the licensing of Mutant Vehicles or Disabled Person's Vehicles is to... Email the DMV! dmv@burningman.com Yes, we actually answer our emails (and usually do so sooner than we catch eplaya po...
by BRCDMV
Fri Jul 25, 2014 1:10 pm
Forum: 2014 Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Emergency Vehicle Lookalikes
Replies: 14
Views: 1973

Re: Emergency Vehicle Lookalikes

All, First and foremost, if you have ANY question about vehicles at the event, please feel free to email the DMV at dmv@burningman.com. Next, the main concern is with vehicles operating DURING the event. This does not include vehicles driving to camp from gate and FROM camp to gate when arriving at ...
by BRCDMV
Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:01 am
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: only let qualified drivers drive art cars in populated areas
Replies: 17
Views: 3330

Re: only let qualified drivers drive art cars in populated a

All, As Trilobyte noted...if you have ANY negative interaction with a Mutant or Disability Vehicle at Burning Man, PLEASE report it to the Ranger and DMV. If possible, get the MV or DV License number (on the reflective sticker on the rear left bumper of the vehicle) to help in identifying The DMV ta...
by BRCDMV
Thu Apr 17, 2014 7:45 am
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Wheelchair user at Burning Man
Replies: 65
Views: 5705

Re: Wheelchair user at Burning Man

Hi, Chiming in late on the topic, but it's one near and dear to my heart (as both a member of the Black Rock DMV Council and a person with a disabled placard). The DMV does license Vehicles for persons with disabilities. The general information is here: http://www.burningman.com/on_the_playa/playa_v...
by BRCDMV
Thu Apr 17, 2014 7:32 am
Forum: 2014 Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Reminder - Less than one month to go for MV Registration
Replies: 0
Views: 1117

Reminder - Less than one month to go for MV Registration

All, Just a reminder that Mutant Vehicle Registration will close on May 15th, 2014 at Noon Pacific time. There is a limit to the number of Mutant Vehicles the DMV will invite, so it's better to get your application in earlier than wait to the last minute. Information and link to application forms he...
by BRCDMV
Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:37 am
Forum: 2014 Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Mutant Vehicle Application - New Launch Date March 4th
Replies: 4
Views: 1497

Re: Mutant Vehicle Application - New Launch Date March 4th

Registration for Mutant Vehicles is now open!

-Chef Juke for the DMV Hotties
by BRCDMV
Wed Feb 19, 2014 12:32 pm
Forum: 2014 Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Mutant Vehicle Application - New Launch Date March 4th
Replies: 4
Views: 1497

Participation Forms - New Launch Date March 4

Please note the new launch date for BRC Participation Forms (formerly called "questionnaires") for Burning Man 2014 is March 4 (previously scheduled for February 19). On March 4 you'll be able to access the appropriate forms (through your Burner Profile - http://profiles.burningman.com/) to apply fo...
by BRCDMV
Mon Aug 19, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: 2013 Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Liquor on mutant vehicles
Replies: 6
Views: 1623

Re: Liquor on mutant vehicles

Ever, First off, as always if you have questions regarding your Mutant Vehicle license, the rules, etc. you can email the DMV directly at dmv@burningman.com. Shambala is correct regarding the rules. No alcohol within the 'cab' if there is one, or arm's reach of the driver. You are allowed to serve a...
by BRCDMV
Sun Aug 18, 2013 10:31 am
Forum: 2013 Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Seeking videographer for documentary
Replies: 1
Views: 985

Re: Seeking videographer for documentary

Hi, The following was a notice in the DMV SPARKPLUG Newsletter sent to all Mutant Vehicle Owners: BMAN REGIONAL VIDEO NETWORK WANTS TO GIFT YOU A DOCUMENTARY -------------------------------------------------------------- We are looking for a sound/art car interested in being the subject of a documen...
by BRCDMV
Sat Aug 17, 2013 5:51 pm
Forum: 2013 Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Insurance
Replies: 13
Views: 1799

Re: Insurance

The Black Rock City DMV sent this announcement out to all 2013 MV Owners regarding Insurance questions: MUTANT VEHICLE INSURANCE ------------------------ We have received a number of inquiries regarding Insurance options for Mutant Vehicles. Mutant Vehicle owners may want to look for something calle...
by BRCDMV
Thu Aug 08, 2013 12:22 pm
Forum: 2013 Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Mutant vehicle insurance
Replies: 2
Views: 1155

Re: Mutant vehicle insurance

'Need'? Not necessarily. The Black Rock City DMV doesn't have any requirements related to insurance, but a number of people who have non-street legal vehicles have asked about it so the DMV provided the information below related to insurance options in our newsletter. If you have questions about lia...
by BRCDMV
Thu Aug 08, 2013 9:45 am
Forum: 2013 Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Last Minute Mutant Vehicle/DMV questions...
Replies: 4
Views: 1159

Re: Last Minute Mutant Vehicle/DMV questions...

Figjam,

This is an example of a question that should be directed to dmv@burningman.com

No, there is no radical illumination or mutation/decoration requirement for disabled vehicles. Standard vehicle lighting is acceptable.

Sincerely,

-Chef Juke for the DMV Hotties & Council
by BRCDMV
Thu Aug 08, 2013 9:03 am
Forum: 2013 Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Last Minute Mutant Vehicle/DMV questions...
Replies: 4
Views: 1159

Last Minute Mutant Vehicle/DMV questions...

Folks, We are getting close to heading back out to the playa. If you have any questions about your Mutant Vehicle, the DMV Licensing Process, problems, concerns, pretty much anything related to your vehicle, please email us at the DMV (dmv@burningmanc.com) directly. While we try to monitor this and ...
by BRCDMV
Thu Aug 08, 2013 8:51 am
Forum: 2013 Mutant Vehicles
Topic: MV tail lights
Replies: 18
Views: 2271

Re: MV tail lights

All, Some clarification. The statement regarding LEOs monitoring brake/tail lights of Mutant Vehicles at the event was actually incorrect in the Jack Rabbit Speaks. Vehicles ENTERING the event may be monitored for tail lights, etc. however Burning Man's agreement with the BLM has an exception for Mu...
by BRCDMV
Thu Aug 08, 2013 8:41 am
Forum: 2013 Mutant Vehicles
Topic: How much light do I need?
Replies: 21
Views: 2167

Re: How much light do I need?

Hi there, First off, as always, if you have specific questions regarding the DMV and what it's looking for in terms of licensing your vehicle, please feel free to email us at dmv@burningman.com Next, there are two fundamental requirements for mutant vehicle night illumination. 1) SAFETY 2) RADICAL I...
by BRCDMV
Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:00 am
Forum: 2013 Mutant Vehicles
Topic: AfrikaBurn Fire Collective Project Needs MV help!
Replies: 1
Views: 1261

AfrikaBurn Fire Collective Project Needs MV help!

AfrikaBurn Fire Collective Project Needs Your Help ----------------------------------------------------------- AfrikaBurn is looking for a large Mobile Sound Mutant rig to collaborate and take part in the show that is currently scheduled for Friday the 30th of August at 11pm. Kinetic sculptural piec...
by BRCDMV
Tue May 07, 2013 2:53 pm
Forum: 2013 Mutant Vehicles
Topic: REMINDER: Registration for Mutant Vehicles closes May 15th!
Replies: 5
Views: 1918

Re: REMINDER: Registration for Mutant Vehicles closes May 1

Gibson, As Trilobyte said, you really want to read the info on the Burning Man Website prior to applying. In addition, It's important to understand that as the DMV can only license about 1/2 of the vehicles that apply each year, you really want to have a clear idea and design plan well thought out b...
by BRCDMV
Wed May 01, 2013 10:44 pm
Forum: 2013 Mutant Vehicles
Topic: REMINDER: Registration for Mutant Vehicles closes May 15th!
Replies: 5
Views: 1918

2 Weeks Left to Register Mutant Vehicles!

Just a friendly reminder from the Black Rock City Department of Mutant Vehicles Registration for Mutant Vehicles for the 2013 Event closes at Noon Pacific Time on May 15th. Two Weeks to go! For the Mutant Vehicle Registration form, go to: forms.burningman.com If you have any questions regarding the ...
by BRCDMV
Tue Apr 16, 2013 5:27 pm
Forum: 2013 Mutant Vehicles
Topic: REMINDER: Registration for Mutant Vehicles closes May 15th!
Replies: 5
Views: 1918

REMINDER: Registration for Mutant Vehicles closes May 15th!

Just a friendly reminder from the Black Rock City Department of Mutant Vehicles Registration for Mutant Vehicles for the 2013 Event closes at Noon Pacific Time on May 15th. Just under one month to go! For the Mutant Vehicle Registration form, go to: forms.burningman.com If you have any questions reg...

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