Contact: Tom Jacobs
555 Wright Way
Carson City, NV 89711
Office: (775) 684-4779
Cellular: (775) 721-4062
IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 6, 2002
NEWS FROM: Director’s Office 02-007
Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles
(DMV) travel teams from the Winnemucca office will be serving Battle Mountain
motorists on a new schedule beginning June 19.
Driver license issues and renewals will be available at the Battle
Mountain Civic Center the third Wednesday of the month from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The switch to digitized driver
licenses last month prompted the DMV to reevaluate the effectiveness of its
“The benefits to digitized
licenses are overwhelming,” DMV Director Ginny Lewis, said.
“The problem is some of the equipment isn’t portable.
The solution is to establish criteria that provides the best services to
our customers, whether it’s at a fixed office or a travel site.”
According to Lewis, many motorists
don’t have to go face-to-face with a DMV technician in order to renew their
“If the driver license renewal
notice we sent you has an access code,” Lewis said, “you can renew your
license in the comfort of your home by mail, by calling 877-DMV-7828 or by
logging on to www.dmvnv.com.”