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September is Safe Driving Awareness Month, and the Ohio State Highway Patrol is asking motorists to commit to only driving while buckled, focused and sober.
Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles Selects Winner of "What's on Your Plate?" Contest
Need to know your reinstatement requirements? Click here to find out!
Ohio BMV Registrar, Don Petit, speaks at the 2015 AAMVA International Conference.
When a child is reported missing, the first few minutes and hours are crucial. In this short ‪#‎BMVHow2, we will explain how children of any age can obtain an ID card that can be quickly accessed by law enforcement if a child is reported missing or abducted.
Do you have an unique personalized license plate? We want to hear from you!

E-mail us a photo of you with your personalized plate and tell us how you chose your plate's message. Plates must be current and valid. You could be featured on BMV's Facebook page and BMV's official website. You could also win a decorative plate award with the personalization of your choice! Winners selected quarterly.
Parents Encouraged to Obtain IDs for Kids
WLWT - Athletes required to get state ID before joining Cincinnati youth league
Did you just move to Ohio from another state and need to know how to convert your title to an Ohio title? We simplify the process in this‪#‎BMVHow2 segment!
As of Sunday, there were 665 fatalities in Ohio. And even though 61 of those crashes still must be confirmed as official fatalities (ruling out, for example, a person who dies for a medical reason), the number is up considerably over this time last year.

Today is World ‪#‎Humanitarian Day. #‎pickyourplate
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Pattie Stechschulte's plate reads 4MYJCK to honor and recognize her 16-year-old son's brave struggles with autism. Pattie says Jack's autism never gets him down and she thinks her plate is a great way to celebrate him. She says people stop her to say they love her plate and that she is always happy to brag about her awesome kid.

We still want to hear from you! E-mail us a photo of you with your personalized plate and tell us how you chose your plate’s message. Plates must be current and valid. You could be featured on BMV’s Facebook page and BMV’s official website. You could also win a decorative plate award with the personalization of your choice! Winners selected quarterly.

Next of Kin logo Emergency Contact Information  

Next of Kin (NOK)

Adds emergency contact information to your driving record, for law enforcement purposes only, in the event one of your family members would need to be contacted regarding an emergency situation.
You also may allow your emergency contact person(s) to share your current medical information with medical professionals providing emergency treatment if you are involved in an emergency or otherwise unable to communicate.

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Download commonly requested BMV forms. Available in (PDF) format.

 
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Browse BMV facts and figures all the way back to 2007.

 
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Retrieve Ohio Crash Reports.

 
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Ohio photo ID cards for children will assist authorities in the event that a child is reported missing.

 
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The opportunity to impact lives starts with a personal commitment to be an organ, eye and tissue donor.

 
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OPLATES.com allows you to renew one or more vehicles and/or select and purchase specialty plates in minutes.