Ohio BMV Contest for New Drivers: “I Hold the Key to a Safer Ohio”!

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Ohio BMV contest: I Hold the Key to a Safer Ohio Are you a new driver? If you’ve just earned your Ohio driver’s license, you should enter the “I Hold the Key to a Safer Ohio” contest! Held by the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV), this new contest was launched to promote safe driving among new drivers. All you have to do is submit a short paragraph and a photo for chance to be a featured driver and score a free keychain. Enter this Ohio BMV contest now!

Am I eligible to enter the contest?

If you’re a newly licensed Ohio driver, you can enter this contest. If you’re not a licensed driver yet, what are you waiting for? Sign up for drivers education now to start earning your license!

How do I enter?

  1. Snap a photo of yourself holding your car keys.
  2. Write a brief summary of how you will commit to driving safely and how you hold the key to a safer Ohio.
  3. Email your picture and your summary to Communications@dps.state.oh.us . That’s it!

What can I win?

If you’re selected, you’ll be featured on the BMV’s official website, on the BMV’s Facebook page, and in Deputy Registrars across Ohio. You’ll also receive a special keychain from the BMV!

When is the deadline?

There is no deadline. Winners are selected 4 times a year, so enter anytime.

What’s the purpose of the contest?
Last year, 157,000 teens between the ages of 15 and 17 earned their first drivers license. This new Ohio BMV contest was created to encourage young drivers to commit to being safe drivers, making all of Ohio safer.

More details are available here .