drivers' licenses New Bill Would Allow Ohio Drivers' Licenses To Be Valid For Eight Years By Jo Ingles • Oct 21, 2019 Ohio Department of Public Safety There’s a bill in the Ohio Legislature that its sponsor says will ensure you spend less time at the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. State Starts Another Round Of Amnesty For Drivers' Licenses By Karen Kasler • Oct 16, 2019 Daniel Konik Over 340,000 people could get back on the roads legally – sometimes after many years of not being able to pay reinstatement fees. State Urging Ohioans To Get Driver's License That Allows Them To Fly By Karen Kasler • Oct 11, 2019 Karen Kasler In just under a year, airline travelers will have to show a federal compliant driver’s license to get on a plane, or will have to bring a passport – even to fly within the United States. AG Shuts Off Access To Database Of Ohio Driver's License Photos For Local Officers By Karen Kasler • Aug 14, 2019 Andy Chow Attorney General Dave Yost is shutting off direct access to the state's facial recognition database of driver’s license photos for thousands of local law enforcement officers, after a review of how and who was using that database. Advocates Want Green Light For Ohio Driver's License Amnesty To Go On By Karen Kasler • Aug 14, 2019 Karen Kasler A six-month pilot program that sought to help low-income Ohioans get their suspended drivers’ licenses reinstated finished up last month. DeWine Warns Feds: Don't Use Ohio Facial Data For ICE Raids By Jo Ingles • Jul 11, 2019 Ohio Department of Public Safety Some states have been asked to provide photos from driver’s licenses so the feds can use facial recognition software for identification and location purposes. Pilot Program Allows Customers To Skip BMV Line By Karen Kasler • Jun 17, 2019 Karen Kasler State officials are testing out a new online checking system in one of the places that tends to get the biggest complaints about long waits – the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. Ohio Is Being Sued Over Fee Collected For Service Not Provided By Jo Ingles • Mar 28, 2019 Ohio Department of Public Safety A lawsuit has been filed against the state for overcharging some Ohioans who have purchased driver’s licenses or state identification cards recently. It Is Now Easier For Low-Income Ohioans To Reinstate Drivers Licenses By Jo Ingles • Jan 28, 2019 Ohio Department of Public Safety It's easier right now but it's a limited time offer. Here are the details. Ohio Is Sued Over Way It Handles Drivers Licenses for Refugees & Children Of Undocumented Ohioans By Jo Ingles • Oct 30, 2018 Ohio Department of Highway Safety Two lawsuits have been filed against the state over the way it issues drivers’ licenses to legal refugees or children of undocumented Ohioans. New Process Now Sends New Or Renewed Driver's Licenses By Mail By Karen Kasler • Jul 2, 2018 Ohioans are now navigating a new process to get their driver’s licenses. It’s mostly the same, but with a big difference. New Drivers' Licenses, Including Federally Compliant Ones, Coming This Summer - By Mail Only By Karen Kasler • Feb 28, 2018 Ohio Department of Public Safety Some big changes are coming for Ohio drivers’ licenses this summer. Ohio will be one of 42 states that will be mailing drivers’ licenses and state ID cards instead of printing them at the state’s 180 deputy registrars’ offices.