Presentation on theme: "Driving in Ohio. If you will be in the U.S. longer than six month and intend to drive, you are required to get an Ohio driver’s license, regardless of."— Presentation transcript:
If you will be in the U.S. longer than six month and intend to drive, you are required to get an Ohio driver’s license, regardless of whether you have an International Driver’s License. Example: Source: http://www.riddelllaw.com/ohio- points-license-suspension/
Things needed for Ohio State driver license 1. passport 2. Valid Visa 3. I-20 4. I-90 5. Proof of address (rental contract, bank statement, utility bill, etc.)
You need to pass a written test. Read “The Digest of Ohio Motor Vehicle Law”The Digest of Ohio Motor Vehicle Law If you pass the written test, you receive a temporary driver’s license. This requires you to have a licensed driver with you when driving. Schedule a road test at one of the testing centers. If you pass the road test you will get an Ohio driver’s license.
Things to do in Obtaining a driver license When scheduling your road test, choose a Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) Office you would like to take test at. You will want to choose that close to where you live. The BMV offices that close to UA 1. License Agency # 1 – BMV 686 Wolf Ledges Parkway Akron, OH 4431 330-434-3134 2. License Agency # 2 – BMV 1030 E. Tallmadge Ave. Akron, OH, 44310 330-630-7245
You’ll need to make an appointment for your driving tests. You may do make an appointment through the driver exam station or by going online. Please click here for detailed information.here
On the Test-Day, you’ll be ready to: Show two acceptable proof of identification documents, one of which contains your Social Security number (see the list above). If you don’t have a SSN, have your passport and I-20 with you. Complete an application Take a vision test. Have either your parent or guardian with you to sign the paperwork (if you’re younger than 18) Pay any applicable fees. (prepare cash ahead)
You will have to take two tests during the appointment- Maneuverability Test and Road Test. Maneuverability test is to test your skills on parking a car. The road test is to test your skill on driving in local areas.
Once You Pass: If you pass the test, you’ll be given a completion certificate from your examiner. Within 60 days take that to a license agency, where you’ll be issued your license on the spot. (You should do this ASAP). Your license fee will vary depending on your situation.
If You Fail: If you don’t pass both the maneuverability and road tests, you’ll have to wait seven days before trying it again. You’ll only have to take the test you failed. If you fail a test four times, you’ll have to wait six months and then begin the application process over by getting your driver’s permit.
Things to know about driving in Ohio You are required by law to carry automobile insurance. See the telephone book yellow pages under “Insurance” for insurance agents who can tell you a policy. Policies range from $600-$1200 per year. Seat belt use is mandatory.
It is illegal to drive without a valid driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, proof of the car’s registration, and valid license plates. It is required by law that children who are under the age of four or who weigh less than 40 pounds must be secured in an approved, properly-used child safety seat. Car seats cost about $40 - $ 120