September 6, 2013
DMV mobile unit visits will resume in the area
North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles today announced an initial
solution for dealing with its beleaguered mobile unit service and
continuing to provide driver license services to areas in northeastern
North Carolina, beginning next week.
The division remains
committed to continuing service to customers. It will begin service on
Sept. 10 to towns on the mobile unit’s route. A new schedule has been
developed, allowing relief units from other locales to deliver
“Because of the mechanical problems with this
unit, we have not been delivering service up to our expectations for
much of this year,” said Motor Vehicles Commissioner Nick Tennyson. “We
have adjusted our schedule and reallocated units and personnel to
resume our service to the area,” he said.
had a study underway to determine what we can do about the high cost of
a mobile solution and how changes in technology might help us find a
more efficient solution,” he said. “Finding a long-term solution has
been a test of DMV creativity and ingenuity.”
DMV will restore service to the northeastern localities with the following visits:
- Plymouth, Sept. 10, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
- Columbia, Sept. 11, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
- Currituck, Sept. 13, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Swan Quarter, Sept. 25, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
- Hatteras, Sept. 26, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
- Scotland Neck, Oct. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Windsor, Oct. 14, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
- Gatesville, Oct. 15, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Currituck, Oct. 16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Plymouth, Oct. 18, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
- Columbia, Oct. 21, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
- Jackson, Oct. 28, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
- Swan Quarter, Oct. 29, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
- Hatteras, Oct. 30, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Ocracoke, Oct. 31, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.