Category Archives: Ohio BMV Issues

Dealing with the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles can be tough. We try to help you by providing information on how to protect yourself.

Ohio’s Rules For Obtaining A License (Teen Drivers Beware)

Obtaining a license has changed for teen drivers in Ohio. Ohio employs a three-step process to obtaining a license. The first step begins when you turn 15 1/2. At this time you may apply for a temporary permit and take the drivers license knowledge exam and the eye test.  If you pass you will receive…
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The Vandalia Municipal Court License Intervention Program

As a Vandalia OVI attorney, we are often confronted with the reality that current law makes managing your Ohio operator's license a mess.  We spend a great deal of time and effort fixing any issues that you may have had in the past and get you driving privileges. Luckily, the Vandalia Municipal Court offers a…
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Driving Is A Right – Not A Privilege!

Driving Is A Right - Not A Privilege! Have you ever been told that "driving is a privilege?" Bah! This author argues that case law needs to be expanded to include “driving” as a fundamental right under the First Amendment’s Freedom of Assembly. Thus, the analysis should be under the substantive due process analysis not…
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New Format For Ohio Drivers License

Effective  January 5, 2015, the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) will issue a new format of the Ohio Drivers License (DL) and Identification Cards (ID) to customers renewing their DL or ID. Visible changes to the DL and ID include: •Blue/green card in place of the salmon colored card •Laminate on front of card now…
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Your Ohio BMV Reinstatement Fee

Here is everything you ever wanted to know about your Ohio BMV Reinstatement fee and how to go about getting your license back.  If you need more information, please contact us via the information given below. Thanks! Operator License Reinstatement Fee ORC Section 4511.191 (F)(a thru h) OVI Conviction Date before 03/14/89 $75.00 OVI Conviction…
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