Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety
Public Information Office
Contact: Kimberly J. Evans
555 Wright Way
Carson City, Nevada 89711
(702) 687-1300 fax: (702) 687-6798

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 7, 1998
NEWS FROM: Drivers License Division 98-121

DMV&PS to Re-Open Full Service Commercial Drivers License Office

CDL operations at Reno Galletti Way DMV to move
to new full service office in Sparks

The Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety will open their new Commercial Drivers License office on Monday, August 10, 1998. The office is located at 810 Gregg Street in Sparks and will be open Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm.

The office will provide commercial drivers all licensing services, including written and behind-the-wheel skills tests. Commercial vehicles are defined as: those with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) or Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR) of 26,001 pounds or more; a vehicle designed to carry more than 15 passengers; or a vehicle carrying hazardous materials.

Other future services for the new commercial office will include motorcycle testing and a registration renewal drop box. The DMV&PS will announce the availability of these extra services in the next several weeks.

For additional information about the new Sparks Commercial Drivers License office, contact Drivers License Chief Ginny Lewis at 687-4804.

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