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The Iowa Department of Transportation is implementing the new program for the drivers license issuance. Most of the rules and procedures remain the same - you still need to jump through all the hoops before you get your Iowa driver's license, however starting April 19 you will not get the license on the spot at the DOT office.
This year, the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles is taking additional steps to ensure the safety of teenage drivers and those who surround them on the road. Additional restrictions were introduced to the New York graduated license (GDL) system.
The Department of Public Safety in Texas issued a new set of custom license plates. The state is expecting to receive at least $25 millions in sales over the next five years.
The recent changes in the legislative system in Indiana saw the Graduated Drivers License system going into effect in July 2010. But the battle for road safety does not stop there. The lawmakers are seeking to improve the system even further by introducing the compulsory drivers education classes for all Indiana drivers license applicants.
Seems like the new driving laws in Texas cause quite a bit of hysteria. And this is simply because people read the news instead of turning to the official source - the Department of Public Safety in Texas. People who write those news should also pay more attention to the official sources, instead of just copy-pasting the news from each other.
Quite recently, the DPS in Texas issued a press release regarding the new driving laws that are to go into effect on September 01, 2009. Among all other things, the press release states that the minimum number of driving hours for those who are taking a drivers education class should be increased from 14 to 34 hours, something that caused quite a ripple among the parents and the driver’s education students.
A recent change in the legislative acts will affect the new Texas drivers license applicants and those who already hold a learners permit or a license.
The Alabama law makers passed the law that links the behavior in school to the drivers licensing procedure for teen license applicants. From now on, teens who are doing bad in school may be refused their Alabama drivers license.
Up until now, Kentucky drivers manuals were available to public both online and in hard copy. However, in the recent cut-cost move, the Kentucky state police stopped offering the drivers handbook in hard copy. The only way to get a manual now would be through a library or from the state police website.
Parental involvement is very important when it comes to teaching a teen to drive. Parents are the first teachers for young drivers and it is up to them to teach the kid the safe and responsible driving techniques.