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ODPS Bureau of Motor Vehicles 2007 BMV Facts & Figures

Web Site
4,217,287
  visits to the BMV Web site.
195,402
  visits to the Ohio Auto Dealers Web site (www.OhioAutoDealers.com)
24,896
  visits to the Ohio Titles Web site (www.OhioTitles.com)
Driver License
8,694,036
  licensed drivers and identification card holders in the state of Ohio.
2,875,777
  driver licenses were issued.
408,674
  identification cards were issued.
4,478,393
  abstract driver record reports were processed.
194,179
  six-point warning letters were generated.
33,746
  12-point suspension letters were generated.
7,553
  probationary suspension letters were generated.
648,917
  administrative and court mandated driver license suspensions were processed by the BMV.
262,211
  motorcycle endorsements issued, renewed or added to a driver license.
$35,933,306
  was collected for driver license reinstatement fees by BMV reinstatement offices throughout the state, serving 446,591 customers. $12,112,672 was collected for driver license reinstatement fees by mail.
Vehicle Registration
12,021,879
  vehicle registrations were issued.
2,105,534
  vehicle registrations were processed through the mail renewal registration program.
766,063
  temporary tag registrations were sold.
1,049,062 
  temporary tags were consigned to Ohio Auto Dealers.
Telecommunications
1,890,015
  calls were answered by the BMV telephone centers.
1,530,912
  calls answered with no delay.
Mail
3,367,190
  pieces of incoming mail were received by the BMV.
17,602,304
  pieces of outgoing mail were processed by the BMV, including mail-in vehicle registration notices and vehicle registrations issued through the mail-in program.
210,930
  license plates were processed by Ohio Penal industries.
Deputy Registrar Services
194,428
  new voters were registered by Ohio’s Deputy Registrars.
55.60%
  of Ohio drivers made the commitment to be organ/tissue donors.
13,257,812
  transactions were processed by Deputy Registrars. This business resulted in $621,467,673 for the State of Ohio.
$1,966,580
  was collected for Save Our Sight Fund.
$893,961
  was collected for the Second Chance Trust Fund.
Charities
347,098
  was raised by the Department of Public Safety for the Combined Charitable Campaign.
$27,574
  contributed and 39,174 pounds of food collected; totaling 95,022 meals for Operation Feed.
$10,250
  contributed and 11,252 pounds of food collected; totaling 31,752 meals for the Holiday Food Baskets
Recycling
75,125
  pounds of materials, primarily license plates, were recycled through Shred-It in the BMV Field Services districts.
Titles
5,510,970
 

titles were issued in Ohio’s 88 counties by 88 main and 56 branch offices of the Clerk of Courts.

$12,384,126
  was collected for titles and inspections.
$529,220
  received from out-of-state VIN inspections.
$199,644
  received from pre-paid accounts.
Dealers
78,923
  dealer license plates were issued.
17,291
  vehicle dealer and leasing licenses (new and renewal) were issued.
Placards
299,154
  Total Permanent Disability Placards Issued in 2008
21,191
  Temporary disability placards issued.
Tax Distribution
The BMV made accurate and timely distribution of payments for license tax revenue, permissive tax revenue and out-of-state International Registration Plan (IRP) revenue in 2006.
  License revenue distributed =
$322,196,737
 
  Permissive tax revenue distributed =
$151,737,884
 
  Total revenue distributed to 2,297 taxing districts and 88 counties =
$473,934,621
 
  IRP revenue distributed to 58 out-of-state jurisdictions =
$69,148,060
 
  Total revenue distributed to Ohio & out-of-state jurisdictions =
$543,082,681
 
Internet / Telephone Transactions & Sales
825,883
  Internet transactions recorded
$48,574,941
  collected from Internet sales
60,620
  telephone transactions
$3,141,798
  collected from telephone transactions
Special License Plates
835,688
  special license plates were issued and renewed in 2007, including:
373,181
  Personalized (non-logo)
148,228
  Initial Reserved (non-logo)
41,737
  Disability
36,247
  Collegiate
31,861
  Wildlife (Cardinal)
12,339 
  Bald Eagle
11,535
  Ohio Pets
9,112
  CASA Ad-Litem
4,835 
  Scenic Rivers