License reinstatement Bipartisan Bill Offers Ohioans with Suspended Licenses a Chance to Get Back on the Road By David Williams • Nov 8, 2019 DAN KONIK / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU Ohioans who have their driver’s licenses suspended often face prohibitive fees to get their licenses back. The state has offered temporary amnesty programs. Now a bill proposed by two Cleveland-area lawmakers would make permanent a reinstatement program to get people driving legally again. Ohio Closes Six Driver's License Reinstatement Centers, Moves Service to Deputy Registrars By M.L. Schultze • Jan 1, 2018 BMV At the end of this week (Jan. 7), Ohio is closing the six regional centers where people have gone to have their driver’s licenses reinstated. But as WKSU’s M.L. Schultze reports, they have hundreds of other options.