NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Department of Motor Vehicles is looking to alleviate long lines with longer hours.
Drivers have seen extended wait times at offices across the area.READ MORE: Blackwood Blanks Reeling Flyers As Devils End 4-Game Skid
Contributing to the long lines are the deadline to get a federally compliant Real ID before October and the new Green Light law that allows undocumented immigrants to apply for driver’s licenses.READ MORE: Duarte, Turner Lead Pacers Over Knicks
In response, the DMV will now be open for Saturday appointments at the following seven locations:
- Midtown (Manhattan)
- Jamaica (Queens)
- Atlantic Avenue (Brooklyn)
- Garden City (Nassau)
- Medford (Suffolk)
- West Haverstraw (Rockland)
- Yonkers (Westchester)
In addition, all offices in New York City and Long Island will now open an hour earlier — at 7:30 a.m.