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DMV expands driver skills testing sites

As of Monday, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles began offering passenger vehicle road skills testing at 72 customer service centers across the commonwealth.

The 38 added locations will create more than 39,000 additional road skills testing appointment opportunities for the coming 90 days of appointment availability, a DMV release stated.

The easing of social distancing requirements and the end of the state of emergency in Virginia enabled DMV to expand road skills testing locations by resuming the traditional testing process in which an applicant operates a vehicle on the road with an examiner sitting beside them in the vehicle.

An appointment is required for a road skills test and, depending on the location of the appointment, customers will complete their test on a closed course or on the road.

Road skills testing at DMV is available to Virginia residents age 18 and older. For those under age 18, the road skills test will be given as part of the Virginia driver e...

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