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ODPS Bureau of Motor Vehicles 2008 BMV Facts & Figures

Web Site
5,860,195
  visits to the BMV Web site.
165,226
  visits to the Ohio Auto Dealers Web site (www.OhioAutoDealers.com)
Driver License
8,757,280
  licensed drivers and identification card holders in the state of Ohio.
2,856,099
  driver licenses were issued.
401,881
  identification cards were issued.
4,106,019
  abstract driver record reports were processed.
183,480
  six-point warning letters were generated.
31,483
  12-point suspension letters were generated.
5,440
  probationary suspension letters were generated.
626,255
  administrative and court mandated driver license suspensions were processed by the BMV.
284,158
  motorcycle endorsements issued, renewed or added to a driver license.
$36,692,637
  was collected for driver license reinstatement fees by BMV reinstatement offices throughout the state, serving 440,021 customers. $12,675,717 was collected for driver license reinstatement fees by mail.
Vehicle Registration
11,944,527
  vehicle registrations were issued.
2,063,101
  vehicle registrations were processed through the mail renewal registration program.
700,466
  temporary tag registrations were sold.
956,630
  temporary tags were consigned to Ohio Auto Dealers.
Telecommunications
1,880,102
  calls were answered by the BMV telephone centers.
1,485,281
  calls answered with no delay.
Mail
3,279,090
  pieces of incoming mail were received by the BMV.
15,657,370
  pieces of outgoing mail were processed by the BMV, including mail-in vehicle registration notices and vehicle registrations issued through the mail-in program.
198,036
  license plates were processed by Ohio Penal industries.
Deputy Registrar Services
204,863
  new voters were registered by Ohio’s Deputy Registrars.
50.90%
  of Ohio drivers made the commitment to be organ/tissue donors.
13,251,887
  transactions were processed by Deputy Registrars. This business resulted in $613,868,448 for the State of Ohio.
$1,928,207
  was collected for Save Our Sight Fund.
$878,240
  was collected for the Second Chance Trust Fund.
Charities
$313,319
  was raised by the Department of Public Safety for the Combined Charitable Campaign.
$33,573
  contributed and 61,495 pounds of food collected; totaling 122,990 meals for Operation Feed.
$11,832
  contributed and 10,432 pounds of food collected; totaling 34,097 meals for the Holiday Food Baskets
Recycling
$13,139
  was received in recycling reimbursement from the recycling of 512,801 pounds of material from obsolete records, pamphlets, telephone books, miscellaneous paper products and cardboard.
Titles
5,156,932
 

titles were issued in Ohio’s 88 counties by 88 main and 42 branch offices of the Clerk of Courts.

$14,100,891
  was collected for titles and inspections.
$527,922
  received from out-of-state VIN inspections.
$209,454
  received from pre-paid accounts.
Dealers
75,893
  dealer license plates were issued.
19,053
  vehicle dealer and leasing licenses (new and renewal) were issued.
Placards
269,365
  Total Permanent Disability Placards Issued in 2008
21,967
  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 2008.
  License revenue distributed =
$314,879,635
 
  Permissive tax revenue distributed =
$154,281,721
 
  Total revenue distributed to 2,297 taxing districts and 88 counties =
$469,161,356
 
  IRP revenue distributed to 58 out-of-state jurisdictions =
$63,471,398
 
  Total revenue distributed to Ohio & out-of-state jurisdictions =
$532,632,754
 
Internet / Telephone Transactions & Sales
893,292
  Internet transactions recorded
$52,151,944
  collected from Internet sales
57,346
  telephone transactions
$3,182,423
  collected from telephone transactions
Special License Plates
848,551
  special license plates were issued and renewed in 2008, including:
329,846
  Personalized (non-logo)
118,592
  Initial Reserved (non-logo)
40,608
  Disability
37,098
  Collegiate
29,736
  Wildlife (Cardinal)
19,597
  Lake Erie
12,520
  Ohio Pets
11,621 
  Bald Eagle
8,446
  One Nation Under God
8,114
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