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New test designed to allow for more truck drivers, improve safety
Gainesville to test new customer kiosks soon
Kyle Cain, right, district manager for the Department of Driver Services, demonstrates a new e-CDL skills tablet the DDS will soon be using statewide Thursday at the Aviation Boulevard office in Gainesville. Cain and special assistant Brett Young were at the site to show off the new units and put them through their paces before expanding the program to all state sites.
Georgians will be seeing more trucks on the highway in coming years — at least, if economic development plans pan out as the governor’s office expects. The Department of Driver Services has begun implementing a new commercial driver’s license testing process in anticipation of a surge in demand for truck drivers. Officials said they expect the state to gain thousands of new truck driver positions in coming years.