Stories tagged with: license plates

October 16, 2015 - 4:57pm
41 weeks 7 hours ago

Ohio law requires all motor vehicles to display front and back license plates. 

Currently, not displaying a plate is a primary offense. Ohio law enforcement is currently fighting against two legislative proposals that would take away the legal requirement to display a front license plate. House Bill 159 would eliminate the requirements for front license plates, and Senate Bill 202 would reduce the violation to a secondary offense. Muskingum County Sheriff, Matt Lutz, said dozens...

November 13, 2013 - 11:03pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

Wednesday evening the County Commissioners invited the public to an informational forum to educate them about the possibility of raising license plate fees.

According to Muskingum County Engineer, Doug Davis' presentation Wednesday evening, there are 415 bridges in the county. 36% of these bridges are considered functionally obsolete, meaning they are aged and do not meet today's standards and 18% are structurally deficient, meaning the bridge is weakening and prone to flooding.

May 31, 2011 - 1:51pm
5 years 8 weeks ago

Law enforcement is driving to keep front license plates on all Ohio vehicles.

A recent proposal to no longer make the front plates a requirement has Law Enforcement concerned for the safety of the community. Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said, front license plates are crucial for investigations, enforcing speed limits, and are often picked up by surveillance cameras.

"From a law enforcement stand point," said Lutz. "When we are trying...

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