BMV Resolves Computer Glitch Affecting Licenses

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A computer glitch that prevented residents from around Ohio and the rest of the country from being issued and renewing drivers licenses has been resolved.

According to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, the problem had been intermittent since Monday after a software update to a national commercial driver license database.

Drivers were actually turned away at several BMVs. Those who were unable to receive their licenses were given a letter from the BMV to carry with them in the event they were stopped by police.

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  • Marie Smoot

    This is not new. This exact same thing happened to me on October 4, 2013. I needed to get my driver’s license renewed and was told the computers were down. I was given a card and told to call back later. No one could get their licenses that day either. Makes one wonder how much of a problem this has been.

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