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While here, you will learn about how the Transportation Secretariat ensures our Commonwealth has a safe and efficient transportation system to support and improve every Virginian's quality of life. 

Agencies that are part of the Transportation Secretariat provide a wide array of products and services including road construction and repairs, rest area maintenance, regulating sea ports, airports and rail, and issuing license plates and driver's licenses. 

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Governor Northam Recognizes Finalists in DMV’s License Plate Contest

April 12th, 2018 — Governor Ralph Northam, Secretary of Transportation Shannon Valentine, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), and members of the General Assembly celebrated the eight finalists in DMV’s Take Action Against Distraction License Plate Design Contest. Kaya Windpainter of Blacksburg submitted the winning concept and received a $1,000 prize, courtesy of AAA. Her design concept will be available on license plates this summer.