DENVER (AP) — Colorado motorists would no longer have to sign their vehicle registration cards under an identity-theft measure advancing in the state Legislature.

The state Senate gave unanimous preliminary approval to the bill Wednesday. The measure would remove a requirement that motorists carry signed registration cards in the vehicle.

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The bill also removes a requirement that home addresses be printed on the cards.

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Sponsors say signed registration cards in glove boxes put drivers at risk for identity theft.

One more Senate vote is required before the bill advances to the House.

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