If you’ve had to renew your driver’s license lately, you know by now not to leave the engine running because you’ll likely have to wait.
There’ve been scores of news accounts in recent weeks about Georgians waiting in long lines to renew their license, thanks to new rules that took effect earlier this month requiring drivers to present more personal records to confirm their identity.
So who’s to blame for this new round of regulation? Many drivers have pointed their fingers toward the state Department of Driver Services.
David Ralston, speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives, told reporters he was disappointed how the state agency prepared for the changes. However, the Republican lawmaker from Blue Ridge offered an explanation for the new regulations that suggested it is beyond the state’s control.
Many of the changes that the state made were required by federal law, so