MVA Press Releases

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The following are press releases issued by the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration.​​​​


2016 News Releases

MVA OFFICES CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF THE NEW YEAR
All MVA Offices and VEIP Stations Reopen on Tuesday, January 3
12/28/2016
MDOT Submits Automated Vehicle Technology “Proving Grounds” Application to USDOT
Designation Allows for Future Testing and Deployment of Self-Driving Vehicles Along I-95 Corridor
12/21/2016
MVA OFFICES CLOSED AROUND CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY
All MVA Offices and VEIP Stations Reopen on Tuesday, December 27
12/20/2016
MARYLAND HONORS VICTIMS OF IMPAIRED DRIVING CRASHES AND INTRODUCES NEW BREATH TESTING MOBILE UNIT TO ASSIST IN DUI ENFORCEMENT EFFORTS
13th Annual Maryland Remembers Memorial Highlights Tragedy of Drunk and Drugged Driving; Mobile Breath Alcohol Testing Truck is First of its Kind in Maryland
12/15/2016
MVA OFFICES CLOSED THANKSGIVING DAY
All MVA Offices and VEIP Stations Reopen on Friday, November 25th
11/26/2016
MVA ANNOUNCES ELECTION DAY AND VETERANS DAY CLOSINGS
Offices Closed Tuesday, November 8th and Friday, November 11th
11/2/2016
Decreasing Daylight Poses Peril to Pedestrians
State and local officials partner to launch new campaign aimed at saving lives and increasing awareness among drivers and pedestrians
10/27/2016
MVA Opens New Self-Service VEIP Kiosk in Howard County
Expansion Brings Total Number of Convenient Kiosks to Ten Reduced Kiosk Fee Saving Marylanders More Than $45,000 and Counting!
10/26/2016
Maryland Focused on Saving Teen Driver Lives
State Promotes ‘5 To Drive’ During National Teen Driver Safety Week – Oct. 16-22 Motor Vehicle Crashes are the Leading Cause of Death Among Teens in U.S.
10/13/2016
MVA ANNOUNCES COLUMBUS DAY CLOSINGS
Offices Closed Saturday, October 8th and Monday, October 10th
10/5/2016
New Laws Impacting Maryland Drivers to Take Effect October 1
Laws Focus on Impaired Driving, Commercial Drivers, Historic Vehicles and Proof of Insurance Noah’s Law to Save Lives by Expanding Maryland’s Ignition Interlock Program
9/27/2016
MD PROUD License Plate to Hit Streets on Monday
Customers Encouraged to Order Online
9/22/2016
Maryland Announces More Than $12 Million in Highway Safety Grants
Funds Distributed to Law Enforcement and Traffic Safety Advocates Statewide
9/19/2016
Governor Hogan Dedicates Portion of Rt. 97 in Memory of Montgomery County Police Officer Noah A. Leotta
Governor Details Life-Saving Impact of Noah’s Law – Effective October 1 Unveils New Signs Along Georgia Avenue in Olney, Maryland
9/13/2016
MVA ANNOUNCES LABOR DAY CLOSINGS
Offices Closed Saturday, September 3rd and Monday, September 5th
8/31/2016
Governor Hogan Announces Study for New Chesapeake Bay Crossing, Unveils Maryland's New License Plate
Study to Identify Bay Crossing Location; New Plate Proudly Features Maryland Flag
8/30/2016
Heading to the Maryland State Fair? Visit MDOT Exhibits for the Latest Transportation Information and Initiatives
One-Stop-Shopping for Cruise, Transit and Safety Information; Driver’s License, Motor Vehicle and E-ZPass Transactions
8/24/2016
Governor Larry Hogan Announces Permanent Vehicle Registration for Disabled Maryland Veterans
Customer Service Initiative Allows Qualified Veterans to Skip the Trip to MVA
7/19/2016
REMINDER: MVA Begins Issuing All Licenses and ID Cards Through the Mail Starting Monday
MVA Encourages Customers to Skip the Trip and Renew Online - New Cards Incorporate Cutting-Edge Security Features to Protect Against Identity Theft and Fraud
7/7/2016
Maryland Prepares for Increase in Drunk Driving This Holiday Weekend
Elite SPIDRE Team Ready to Catch Impaired Drivers Drivers Urged to Always Plan a Sober Ride Home
6/30/2016
MVA OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY, JULY 4TH
All Branch Offices and Full Service Emissions Stations Closed Self Service Emissions Kiosks Open and Available 24/7
6/28/2016
SAY CHEESE!! Maryland Begins Issuing New Secure Driver’s Licenses and ID Cards on Monday
New Cards Incorporate Cutting-Edge Security Features to Protect Against Identity Theft and Fraud
6/28/2016
Crash Demonstration Highlights Need for Seat Belt Use in All Seats
Safety Officials to Passengers: “Don’t Be Back Seat Killers”
5/24/2016
Governor Larry Hogan Announces Additional $60 Million in Fee Cuts
Latest Round Includes 155 Fee Cuts or Eliminations – Bringing Total Fee, Tax, and Toll Reduction across State Government to $660 Million over the Last 18 Months
5/12/2016
Maryland Officials Unveil New Secure Driver’s License and ID Card
New Cards Incorporate Cutting-Edge Security Features to Protect Against Identity Theft and Fraud Redesigned Cards One of The Most Secure in The Nation
5/9/2016
Officials Kick Start Efforts to Reduce Motorcycle Crashes in Western Maryland
Rise in Motorcycle Crashes and Fatalities Prompts Action Message: Vehicle Drivers and Riders Must Share the Road
5/4/2016
Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on Roadway Fatality Increase
4/26/2016
Roadway Fatalities Increase in Maryland and Across Nation
Officials Unveil New Strategic Plan to Reduce Traffic Crashes and Fatalities Maryland’s Goal: Toward Zero Deaths
4/26/2016
Distracted Driving Month Kicks Off With Coordinated Effort to Save Lives
Officials Launch Statewide Signage Campaign to Remind Motorists: It Can Wait! Rest Areas Designated as Safe Zones for Texts and Calls
4/7/2016
MVA Expands New Self-Service VEIP Kiosks
Customer Convenience Drives Expansion of Seven New Easy-to-Use Kiosks Governor Hogan Reduces Kiosk Fee From $14 to $10
4/5/2016
EFFECTIVE TODAY: Governor Hogan’s Regulations Expand Maryland’s Ignition Interlock Program
Expansion Will Save Lives by Taking More Drunk Drivers Off Maryland Roads
3/28/2016
MVA Expects to Open All Branch Offices and VEIP Stations Today
Crews Completing Clean-Up Operations This Evening Customers Encouraged to Complete Transactions Online Driving Skills Test to Start at 11 a.m. Only if Road Courses are Safe and Clear of Snow/Ice
1/26/2016
*MVA OPENING UPDATE* All Facilities Open Today With Reduced Parking White Oak and Largo Customers Urged to Delay Trip as Crews Continue Snow Removal Efforts
Customers Encouraged to Complete Transactions Online Wait Times Expected to be High
1/26/2016
TOP MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UPDATES:
NO TWO-WAY ON BAY BRIDGE, MTA SERVICES SHUT DOWN FOR THE WEEKEND STATE OFFICES CLOSED, CRUISE ARRIVAL DELAYED
1/22/2016