Lake County Driving Records Search (Indiana)

Perform a free Lake County, IN public driving records search, including drivers license checks/status and numbers, motor vehicle records and reports, DMV/MVR abstracts, traffic accidents, tickets, points, violations, convictions, and public DUI/DWI records.

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Find Lake County Driving Records

Lake County Driving Records, driver records, and driving abstracts, are documents relating to licensed drivers and their driving histories in Lake County, Indiana. The Indiana Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) maintains Driving Records to monitor problem drivers and to promote public safety. Lake County Driving Records contain information on citations or warnings for speeding, tickets and convictions for reckless driving, and convictions for driving while under the influence (DUI/DWI).

Learn about Driving Records, including:
  • Where to get free Driving Records online
  • How to request a copy of your Driver Record by mail
  • What records are considered public records
  • What information is on an official driver record
  • What Lake County driving abstracts are used for
Search Public Driving Records in Lake County, IN

Driving Records contain a range of information about Lake County drivers and their history. They are connected to the Indiana driver's license, which has the driver's name, date of birth, current residence, and the driver's license identification number. Lake County driver abstracts also list current or former suspensions, revocations, or cancellations.

Types of Lake County Driver Records

There are a number of different types of Driving Records, which are maintained by Indiana State or in federal databases. The IN DMV keeps records on everyone who has received citations or warnings for speeding. They also maintain records on drivers who have been convicted of driving under the influence as well as convictions for reckless driving. This information may be used by Lake County police officers and traffic court judges to understand a driver's history before issuing a ticket or imposing a sentence.

Car Insurance Driver History

Indiana also maintains Driving Record abstracts for use by insurance agencies. These Lake County public records contain the driver's history for a set period of time, typically three, five, or seven years. They list all traffic violations and accidents, the status of the driver's license and any points on the license, and convictions. Insurance agents use these Driving Records to set car insurance premiums.

Lake County Background Checks

Driving Records are an important part of a Lake County background check. The driver's past convictions or tickets for driving-related infractions may be used by employers to determine whether, or not, to hire a candidate. This is particularly true if the job involves driving a company vehicle. School bus districts, for example, screen the driving history of all potential Lake County school bus drivers. Volunteer organizations may also use Driving Records to screen volunteer drivers.