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Message Monday - Win a major award! You're fragile, buckle up

Monday, December 17, 2018

What would you do to protect something precious? This time of year, many of us are sending and receiving gifts packaged and shipped with care. But just like the leg lamp “major award” in A Christmas Story, unprotected things can be easily damaged. When you’re in a car, are you always protected? Do you buckle up every trip, no matter where you’re sitting? In Iowa, it’s a law that children must be buckled up in the front or back seat....

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Network issues causing driver's license service issues

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

AMES, Iowa – Dec. 12, 2018 - The Iowa DOT is experiencing unreliability in our network which is impacting our ability to conduct business in some driver's service centers across the state. We suggest that you contact your local service center to see if they have the ability to conduct business. For location information visit The network issues are impacting online renewal as well as our kiosk locations. We are working diligently to restore services and apologize for any...

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