Driver Licensing and Identification

Vehicle Registration and Titling

Law Enforcement

  • License Plate Standard Released


    AAMVA's newly-released License Plate Standard provides administrative, design and manufacturing specifications to improve the integrity of registration data, assist in streamlining the license plate retrieval processes within motor vehicle agencies and support law enforcement in providing public and highway safety. You can download the License Plate Standard here and watch a video executive summary here.  


    Updated NMVTIS Best Practices Now Available


    The NMVTIS Business Rules Working Group has just released the third edition of the NMVTIS Best Practices for Title and Registration Program Managers, to answer questions about the different business procedures and practices jurisdictions use to report and interpret vehicle title, history, and brand information. You can download the best practices document here and watch a video executive summary here.

    AAMVA At GHSA Annual Meeting This Week

    More than 500 state highway safety officials and advocates will gather at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel this week for the 2016 Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) meeting, Crossroads: The Intersection of Technology and Driver Behavior. The event is hosted by the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.  AAMVA President and CEO, Anne Ferro, will be speaking in a General Session on August 30,  The Road to Autonomous Vehicles - Implications for Driver Behavior.  Ferro will discuss these technologies from the perspective of insurance and state driver licensing professionals, focusing on the evolving role of the driver. Darrin Grondel, GHSA Secretary, Director of the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, and Chair of AAMVA's Law Enforcement Committee, spoke at the Welcome Luncheon today. AAMVA is also exhibiting at the conference.  Learn more here

    This Week's Webinar: NMVTIS State Web Interface (SWI)  – How to Correct Title and Brand Data on the Central Site

    Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 2:00 - 3:00 pm (ET)

    In the past, states contacted the AAMVA Help Desk directly if they needed to make a data correction. As part of the NMVTIS reengineering effort, a Help Desk feature was created to allow states to correct their title and brand data on the central site. When states perform their own data corrections the timeliness and accuracy of the data corrections improves substantially. This webinar is focused on explaining the capability of the Help Desk feature as included in the SWI.  Data correction scenarios are explained and matched to the correct update operation within the SWI.  A brief overview of the SWI application will also be provided.  Register for this webinar today.

    Here are the most popular stories from AAMVA Regional News - August 12, 2016

    Driving While Distracted: Parents Do It, Too

    Laura Maurer said she is not the type to text while driving. Case in point: Two years ago, when she needed to send a text to a client who frequented her hair salon, she pulled over on a country road near her home in Brooklyn, Iowa, to send it. Read the full article on CNN.com

    Millions of VW's Cars Can Be Hacked With a Cheap Device, Experts Show

    Tens of millions of vehicles sold by Volkswagen over the past 20 years are vulnerable to theft because keyless entry systems can be hacked using cheap technical devices, according to European researchers. Read the full story at NBCNews.com.

    Driving Curfew for Those 16 and 17 Should Start Much Earlier, CDC Report Says

    Most states have a graduated driver's license for young drivers, but a new report from the CDC says most curfews are set later than they should be, for safety's sake. Read the full story at DeseretNews.com.

    Another Tesla Autopilot Crash, This Time in China

    Nobody was killed or even injured. But a minor accident involving a Tesla Model S running on Autopilot in China is again raising questions about exactly how the feature works. Read the full story at LATimes.com

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