driver's license

2013 TN General Assembly
10:20 am
Mon February 25, 2013

TN Safety Department fees fell short, seeks $7.6M


The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security is requesting over 7 and a half million dollars to supplement its budget after a planned windfall from driver's license fees failed to materialize.  A 2011 bill allowed the state to revoke the licenses of people who don’t pay criminal fines and court costs.

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7:49 am
Tue January 22, 2013

TN To Introduce Drivers’ License Kiosks

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Tennessee State government is opening self-service kiosks that will allow drivers to renew or replace their driver licenses and state identification cards that will hopefully reduce lines and wait times.

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11:02 am
Thu August 2, 2012

Kentucky's New Driver's Licenses

A more tamper resistant driver’s license will start popping up in wallets across Kentucky.  The new dual side laminated card includes a digital watermark, hologram, and very fine print.  

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8:29 am
Thu August 2, 2012

Security Upgrades Coming for Kentucky Drivers' Licenses

Kentucky drivers' licenses are getting some security upgrades, and circuit court clerks' offices will be installing new equipment to implement the improvements. The Transportation Cabinet said the new license has multiple layers of security features to make it harder for counterfeiters to produce fake IDs. Among the new features are a digital watermark that can't be seen by the human eye, improved lamination, a hologram with an ultraviolet "ghost" image and bank note-quality printing.  Drivers aren't required to obtain the new license until their current one expires.

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