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The “All About” section by DMV.com is here to provide you with a comprehensive look at a specific topic – In this case, Your Drivers License and ID. The following is an extensive list of articles covering all the different aspects of your driver licensing.

List of Driving Schools in Georgia

This page provides a list of on-site driving schools available in Georgia as well as information about available online driving school alternatives.

Georgia DMV Practice Permit Tests

DMV.com offers Georgia specific DMV practice permit tests that help you prepare for your permit exam. We provide questions just like the ga DMV and a number of practice test options.

How to Renew a Driver's License in Georgia

Georgia Drivers License Renewal

Renewing drivers licenses in Georgia is a task that must be carried out by drivers in order for them to maintain their driving credentials with the state. GA DDS license renewals are available via three different methods: by mail, online or in person. In order to apply for drivers license renewals remotely with the Department of Drivers Services, residents must meet certain qualifications that are outlined in the sections below. For more information on how to renew drivers licenses in Georgia, continue reading.

How to Apply for a New Driver's License in Georgia

Georgia new drivers license applicants must visit a Georgia Department of Driver Services office to obtain credentials to drive. Obtaining your first driving license involves fulfilling requirements such as passing a written drivers test as well as a road skills test. First-time driving license applicants qualify for a provisional drivers license, which carries restrictions such as time of day the licensee may operate a motor vehicle.

Suspended License Information for Georgia

While some motorists regard driving as a basic right, the fact is that operating a motor vehicle is a privilege that must be earned and maintained by demonstrating safe and lawful driving. Under certain circumstances, an individual’s Georgia driver’s license may be suspended or revoked for a specific length of time, depending on the person’s [[/ga/georgia/driving-record|driving record]] or history, and the particular violation(s).

==REASONS FOR DRIVER’S LICENSE SUSPENSIONS==

There are a variety of reasons why your Georgia driver’s license might be suspended.

Senior Drivers in Georgia

In addition to being a convenience and an enjoyable activity for many people, driving is also a symbol of one’s independence. As we age, there are a numerous factors that can affect our driving skills, and hinder our ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.

How to Apply for a Motorcycle License in Georgia

You can apply for a motorcycle permit and license at any [[/ga/georgia/dds-location-hours|DDS (Department of Driver Services) office]] in Georgia. In order to apply for a motorcycle license you must first apply for a motorcycle permit.

Mopeds of up to 50cc do not require a class M license. If you are over 15 and hold any license or instruction permit, you may ride a moped except on a highway with a minimum speed limit of 35mph. A helmet is required.

===New Applicants Over 18===

When applying for a Motorcycle permit you will be applying for a Class M license.

How to Renew/Replace a Motorcycle License in Georgia

==HOW TO RENEW YOUR MOTORCYCLE LICENSE==

A Georgia Motorcycle License can be renewed [http://www.dmv.com/redirect?url=https://online.dds.ga.gov/onlineservices/account/login.aspx online], by mail, by phone or in person at any [[/ga/georgia/dds-location-hours|Driver’s License Customer Service Center]] in the State.

Georgia Department of Driver Services Locations and Hours

==FIND GEORGIA DMV OFFICE LOCATIONS==
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===Telephone===

Telephone customer service representatives are available to provide general information from 7:00 am to 5:15 pm for the Department of Driver Services and from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm for the Motor Vehicle Division, Monday through Friday.

How to Apply for a Georgia Identification Card

The Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) issues non-driver identification cards to State residents who don’t have a valid ID card, driver license or instruction permit from the State or any other jurisdiction, or have a suspended or revoked license. The ID card can be used to prove your identity, age, and residence in a variety of situations.

How to Renew a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) in Georgia

You must renew your Georgia Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) every five years. Renewing a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) in Georgia is a relatively simple process compared to [[/ga/georgia/cdl-commercial-drivers-license-application|applying for a new CDL]].

==PROCEDURES FOR RENEWING YOUR COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE==

# You must renew your Georgia CDL at least 60 days before your CDL is to expire.

How to Handle a Change of Address in Georgia

If you are a Georgia resident and have changed addresses or plan to do so in the near future, you must have the address information updated on your license, vehicle registration and title certificate. You are also required to notify your insurance provider of your new address.

==REPORTING A CHANGE OF ADDRESS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DRIVER SERVICES==

You must notify the Georgia Department of Driver Services of a change in address within 60 days of moving to a new residence, to obtain a replacement driver license.

Beginner Drivers in Georgia

A resource for beginner drivers looking to receive their GA drivers license and start driving. DMV exam information, licensing levels and more

In order to be allowed to drive, prospective drivers must prove they can obey traffic rules and adhere to safety standards.

Information for Disabled Drivers in Georgia

In Georgia, drivers certified by licensed health personnel to have impaired mobility or a condition which substantially interferes with mobility may qualify for “Disabled” status.

You are also considered a disabled driver, or can qualify for a disabled license tag or placard if you:
* Are hearing impaired.
* Cannot walk 200 feet without stopping to rest.
* Cannot walk without the use of or assistance from a brace, a cane, a crutch, another person, a prosthetic device, a wheelchair, or other assistive device.
* Are restricted by lung disease to such an extent that the forced respiratory