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8-248. Notice of change of address or name. Whenever any person, after applying for or receiving a driver's license shall move from the mailing address or residence address named in such application or in the license issued to such person, or when the name of the licensee is changed by marriage or otherwise, such person, within 10 days thereafter, shall notify the division in writing of such person's old and new mailing and residence addresses or of such former and new names and of the number of any driver's license then held by such person.

The division shall mail all notices to the person's last known mailing address furnished to the division by the person if such address is different from the person's residence address.

History: L. 1937, ch. 73, § 15; L. 1949, ch. 104, § 19; L. 1959, ch. 49, § 16; L. 1975, ch. 36, § 19; L. 1991, ch. 37, § 2; July 1.


1. In prosecution under K.S.A. 8-262, state must offer proof that copy or written notice of order of suspension was mailed to last-known address of license. State v. Jones, 231 Kan. 366, 368, 644 P.2d 464 (1982).

2. Burden on license holder to notify division when holder moves from address on license or license application. State v. Moffett, 240 Kan. 406, 408, 728 P.2d 1330 (1986).

3. Cited; general civil and criminal statutes of limitations as inapplicable to habitual violator proceedings (K.S.A. 8-284 et seq.) examined. State v. Graham, 12 Kan. App. 2d 803, 805, 758 P.2d 247 (1988).

4. Cited in holding district court's reliance upon defendant's actual knowledge that driver's license suspended was harmless error. State v. Lara, 18 Kan. App. 2d 386, 391, 853 P.2d 1168 (1993).

5. Revocation notice by regular mailing to defendant's last known address satisfied minimum due process requirements. State v. Lewis, 23 Kan. App. 2d 758, 765, 935 P.2d 1072 (1997).

6. Violation does not prove concealment and toll running of statute of limitation. Underhill v. Thompson, 37 Kan. App. 2d 870, 877, 158 P.3d 987 (2007).

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