AMES, Iowa – July 11, 2013 – One tool the Iowa Department of Transportation is using to fulfill its mission to be “Smarter, Simpler & Customer Driven” is a new application to organize all other Iowa DOT apps designed for smart phones and tablets. Instead of making our customers search for each individual app developed by the Iowa DOT or our business partners, the agency is providing all the apps in one “container” app called myIowaDOT, which is available for download on both Apple and Android devices.
The apps include:
- Aviation – Iowa DOT Aviation includes an airport directory, current Iowa aviation weather information, and resources for obtaining other Iowa aviation-related information to assist pilots using the state's air transportation system.
- DL Docs - This application helps the user determine which documents are required in order to obtain a new Iowa driver's license or ID, or to add a REAL ID marking to an existing driver's license or ID.
- Legis - This application provides Iowa Department of Transportation contact information and news releases for legislative and congressional districts.
- DriveTest - The "IA Driver Test" app provides practice tests that help the user practice for and pass the written non-commercial driving test.
- myMVD - myMVD is a web portal that allows individuals to access their Iowa driver's license information and complete certain services online. Current services include electronic driver’s license/ID card renewal notification, mailing address change, access to driving record, CDL self-certification and medical examiners certification, driver’s license reinstatement requirements and payment of civil penalties. More services will continue to be added, including online renewal of driver's licenses and ID cards.
- Iowa 511 - Iowa 511 is the Iowa Department of Transportation's traffic and traveler information resource. This application provides statewide real-time traffic information, as well as other important information for Iowa travelers.
- Twitter - This application provides access to the Department of Transportation's Twitter page.
- Facebook - This application provides access to the Iowa Department of Transportation's Facebook page.
The myIowaDOT app is available on Apple devices through the iTunes Store or on Android devices through Google Play by searching for myIowaDOT.
There is no charge for any of the Iowa DOT apps and users should be wary of any driver’s license or other DOT-related app that charges a fee.
Contact: Paul Varnum at 515-239-1110 or firstname.lastname@example.org