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Reinstatement Fee Amnesty Initiative

Chris Damron of Columbus got his license back during the last round of amnesty, and is encouraging others who are eligible to apply.
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Over 340,000 peopke could get back on the roads legally – sometimes after many years of not being able to pay reinstatement fees.

Franklin County Municipal Court Judge Jodi Thomas (center) participated in a workshop to help people get their licenses back, along with Anne Roche from Southeastern Ohio Legal Services (left) and Ohio Poverty Law staff attorney Megan ODell.
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A six-month pilot program that sought to help low-income Ohioans get their suspended drivers’ licenses reinstated finished up last month.

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A program that has helped more than 6,500 Ohio drivers get their licenses reinstated after suspensions is being extended until the end of the year.

Program Will Help Suspended Drivers Regain Licenses

Jan 29, 2019
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Ohioans who had their driver's license suspended for certain violations may be able to have their license reinstatement fee waived or reduced under a new program going into effect this week.