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  • 2018 AAMVA IDEC Examiners of the Year Announced!

    The International Driver Examiner Certification (IDEC) Board and AAMVA are happy to announce the 2018 Examiner of the Year award nominees. Each IDEC member jurisdiction nominates one examiner for outstanding performance as a driver's license examiner. Twenty-one jurisdictions submitted examiners for the 2018 IDEC Examiner of the Year award. The nominated examiners were selected for the exceptional professionalism, integrity, performance and commitment they bring to their jobs! Each examiner will receive an award and certificate thanking them for their dedication and service they bring to the program. Click here to see the examiners and their nomination letters!

    Michigan Conducts NMVTIS Transactions Online

    AAMVA is very pleased to announce that Michigan has completed its re-writes and is now implementing online updates and inquiry in NMVTIS. Michigan is now fully participating online in NMVTIS. Congratulations, Michigan! For more information about NMVTIS federal compliance requirements, please contact Tom Manuel, Senior Program Manager.

    North Carolina to Begin Using AAMVA's State-to-State (S2S) Verification Service 

    North Carolina will begin using AAMVA's State-to-State Verification Service (S2S) on Monday, February 25, 2019. Tasks related to on-boarding North Carolina will be conducted during the weekend of February 23, 2019. During this process (Saturday evening to Monday morning), there will be periods during which the CDLIS/S2S Central Site will be in inquiry-only mode or unavailable (over and above the regularly scheduled maintenance window of 2:00 AM ET to 5:00 AM ET on Sunday, February 24, 2019). AAMVA is taking all steps possible to minimize service interruptions and will be sending alerts notifying states of Central Site availability throughout the process. Read more here.

    Preparing for Automated Vehicles, Technical Assistance Now Available 

    Automated Vehicle Technical Assistance is available! AAMVA and NHTSA recognized the need to provide educational based technical assistance to jurisdictions as they expand their understanding of vehicle technology and develop a strategy to address AV testing and deployment. Technical assistance will be facilitated by AAMVA and conducted by jurisdictional subject matter experts and AAMVA staff. The costs to provide the technical assistance will be funded by NHTSA.

    Click here for a complete description of the available assistance and an application.

    This Week's Webinars

    CSTIMS: Enhanced Application Migration and Create Test Scheduling (Menu Driven) Functionality

    Thursday, February 21, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (EST)

    This Webinar will provide an overview of the Enhanced application migration (User Administration, View Out-of-State Test Results, Applicant Merge Utility, and Surety Bonds functionality) and the Create Test Scheduling (Menu Driven) functionality for In-State applicants which are targeted to be released to the Next Generation (NG) application in late February. 

    Note: This webinar is for AAMVA jurisdiction and federal members only.


    The following articles from AAMVA's Regional News for February 15, 2019 received the highest click-through rates:

    Denied Licence Plate, Saskatchewan Man Emblazons 'Offensive' Last Name on Tailgate 

    When it comes to celebrating his family name, Dave Assman refuses to take no for an answer. After Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) denied his latest request for an 'ASSMAN' vanity licence plate, the Melville man had an oversized decal designed to replicate the plate in question and then placed the decal on the tailgate of his white Dodge Ram pickup truck. Read the article at edmontonjournal.com.

    A Man with an Unusual Fixation on the Department of Motor Vehicles Got to Ride in a Police Car (Missouri) 

    A Missouri DMV fan has been given a licence to chill. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office arrested a 34-year-old man for stalking employees at the Department of Motor Vehicles. Cops say Timothy Howe would frequently visit the office asking for various registration forms including vehicle registration paperwork. 'Over a period of a few months, the victims said Howe would buy them pizzas anonymously and contacting (sic) them through social media under a false name,' according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Facebook page. Read the article at nydailynews.com.

    New Driver's License Redesign Coming in July (Vermont) 

    What's in your wallet? Chances are good it'll change in the next year or two. The Department of Motor Vehicles is preparing to roll out a major redesign of all state driver's licenses and ID cards, starting July 1. It's the first change in 15 years. The updated licenses are packed with 23 separate security features, some which are not visible. DMV Commissioner Wanda Minoli pointed to the cardholder's signature, for example. 'It's actually raised. And there are microprints embedded in the license,' she said. Read the article at mynbc5.com.

    Grand Opening for Self-Serve Car Registration Kiosk Planned (Hawaii)

    A self-serve kiosk for car registrations, which will be available 5 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily, will be opening Monday at the Maui Lani Safeway. This will be the state's first kiosk of its kind, which will allow residents to use a touchscreen to process and print vehicle registration cards and emblems, the county Department of Finance said Friday. The SST machine accepts payments by credit or debit card. Read the article at mauinews.com.



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