The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles announced that 2017 marked a new record for the annual number of online transactions. Officials say more than 7.4 million transactions took place last year which was a 2 percent increase over 2016. The most popular transaction on the DMV website is registration renewal with 2.6 million renewals done online, up from 2.4 million the year before. Motorists can also use the DMV website to obtain driving records, pay traffic tickets or schedule court hearings.