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Grace period ending for expired drivers licenses and motor vehicle registrations

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today The grace period for expired drivers licenses and motor vehicle registrations, issued due to the coronavirus pandemic, is coming to an end, Gov. Andy Beshear announced. 
A previously issued official order temporarily granted a 90-day extension for select driver and motor vehicle documentation which expired while local and state government issuance offices were closed due...

Driver’s licensing offices statewide are now closed; drivers has additional three months to get renewal

In keeping with Governor Andy Beshear’s order to cancel in-person government services, driver’s licensing offices statewide are now closed. Citizens who are due to renew a motor vehicle license, including commercial driver’s licenses, will have an additional three months to obtain the renewal.   Offices of Circuit Court Clerk handle driver’s licensing in all 120 counties for the Kentucky...

Transportation Cabinet in final stages of testing new driver’s license system; to pilot in Woodford, Franklin

The Kentucky Transportation (KYTC) is in the end stages of testing the state’s new driver’s license system to introduce new, more secure card versions that meet federal standards in the coming months. A pilot of the new system will begin this spring in Circuit Court Clerk Office locations in Woodford and Franklin counties. New licenses will be made available gradually in counties and become available...

Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates 2018 High School Challenge results announced

Throughout the month of October, 31 chapters of the Future Business Leaders of America, Future Farmers of America, Health Occupations Students of America, and Key Club participated in the KODA 2018 High School Challenge to support its Donate Life Kentucky’s mission of increased organ donor recruitment. The results? An incredible 2,876 new names were added to the Kentucky Organ Donor Registry. The...