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Want to fly after 2020? Get a new secure ID

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — If you’re planning to fly in the U.S. after 2020, you might need to upgrade your driver’s license. Earlier this year, the federal government mandated that as of October 2020, people will be required to have secure identification, called Real ID, to board commercial airplanes, travel on Amtrak trains and enter […]

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30 Laws in 30 Days: More opportunities to register to vote at the BMV

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com Editor’s note: This is the 16th in a series of stories about new laws that are taking effect, most of them on July 1. INDIANAPOLIS — Rep. Clyde Kersey, D-Terre Haute,­ argues Indiana has a problem with voter turnout. For the 2014 midterm election, Indiana had the lowest voter turnout or among […]

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Statewide emergency contact database proposed

By Zoie Richey TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Legislation moving through the General Assembly would create a statewide emergency contact database that would enable Hoosiers to be more quickly notified of a family member’s death or serious injury in the case of a road accident. House Bill 1084 would let anyone with a BMV-issued card submit two […]

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Easier access to driver’s licenses could improve lives of foster teens

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Breann Delaney is passionate about bettering the lives of teenage foster children, especially those who are seeking employment or have a desire to better their education. “Foster children who went through traumatic experiences at no fault of their own deserve normalcy,” Delaney said. The passion for a normal life […]

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BMV extends hours to help voters get ID

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The Bureau of Motor Vehicles is extending hours of operation on Election Day and the day before to issue identification that can be used at polling places. All branches will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7 and from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8. […]

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Covered bridge design to be Indiana’s next license plate

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — With more than 330,000 votes cast, Hoosiers have selected a covered bridge design to replace the outgoing bicentennial license plate. The Bureau of Motor Vehicles let Hoosiers choose from three designs. “Not only is this colorful design with a red bridge spanning a creek the top vote getter, it won […]

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Online coupon offers half-off state fair admission Thursday

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana state fair goers can get half-off the price of admission Thursday with a coupon from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. Thursday is “myBMV.com Discount Day” and anyone can go to the BMV website to access a coupon for a $6 discount. “Visiting the Indiana State Fair is such a […]

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Hoosiers to choose new state license plate

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosiers will pick the state’s next license plate. Bureau of Motor Vehicles Commissioner Kent Abernathy unveiled three license plate designs at the Indiana State Fair Friday to replace the outgoing bicentennial plate. Now Hoosiers get to vote for their favorite. “We have three interesting designs and I hope all state residents […]

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Vanity license plates return, but with limitations

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS —Hoosier drivers will now have more of a say in what goes on their license plate after the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles announced they are bringing back the Personal License Plate Program. “I am pleased that we are able to return this very popular program to the public,” Kent Abernathy, […]

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Fewer fees and less time spent at the BMV with new law

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com  GREENWOOD, Ind. — Gov. Mike Pence said drivers can expect a decrease in fees and less paper work at their local BMV within the next year. “I am incredibly proud of having the best front office Bureau of Motor Vehicles in the United States of America,” said Gov. Mike Pence before […]

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