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Ohio Department of Public Safety

Ohio Department of Public Safety officials say some motorists will soon be able to renew their vehicle registration at grocery store kiosks. 

The state is proposing more fines for distracted driving, with the money going to help subsidize driver education courses for the poor.

State Drunken Driving Registry Incomplete

Oct 1, 2013

An investigation by the Newark Advocate shows the state's online registry of repeatedly convicted drunken drivers includes information from  half of the counties in the state. 

Tom Charles Retires

Aug 1, 2013

State Public Safety Director Tom Charles retired yesterday to meet a key retirement benefit deadline under state pension reform.

State Scraps License Plate Plan

Feb 8, 2013

The state is scrapping plans to require Ohioans to replace their vehicle license plates every seven years and replace the gold-lined and bicentennial red,white and blue plates.

License Plate Changes May Not Be In Budget

Jan 31, 2013

The new state budget may require drivers to replace their license plates every seven years, and bicentennial license plates could be recalled this year.

Ohio is beefing up its investigations into the source of drugs or alcohol suspected of being the cause of serious or fatal wrecks.