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DMV adds Saturday hours at north Charlotte office

Charlotte-area motorists will have two locations to get a driver’s license on Saturdays, starting this week.

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles says it will begin Saturday hours this week at its North Charlotte office, at 8446 North Tryon Street. The DMV launched Saturday hours March 2 at its office on Brookshire Boulevard.

In addition, the DMV is adding an hour to the weekday schedule at the North Tryon office.

Saturday hours will be 8 a.m. to noon, and the offices will provide most driver license services, including regular road tests. However, commercial license, medical re-exams and motorcycle skill tests will not be offered.

DMV officials say they issued 749 licenses in March at the first three offices to open on Saturdays -- west Charlotte, Raleigh and Greenville. Two other offices are adding Saturday hours this week -- south Fayetteville and south Durham. The DMV says additional offices will offer Saturday hours in coming months.

Weekday hours at the North Tryon office will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Testing services will be available until 5:30 p.m., but regular road tests will not be administered during the evening commute hours,

“As we continue to enhance customer service, we are excited to offer our expanded hours to reach even more North Carolinians,” DMV Commissioner James Forte said.

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