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Downgraded Oklahoma CDL Drivers Given Temporary Extension

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma -According to a news release, the Department of Public Safety announced on Tuesday they will grant a temporary extension for commercial driver's license holders recently downgraded for failing to submit an updated medical certificate or complete a self-certification form.
They say the temporary extension will allow applicants to have the downgrade of their CDL removed, giving them until December 31, 2014 to complete all required examinations.
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DPS Commissioner Michael C. Thompson said he appreciated the efforts of the personnel who identified an alternative giving affected CDL drivers more time.
Governor Mary Fallin was also grateful, "I appreciate the efforts of Commissioner Thompson and his department to accommodate their [Downgraded CDL drivers] needs and grant an extension while they work to submit their required paperwork."
Any driver affected can call the DPS Driver License Help Desk at 405-425-2020405-425-2020.

 

Link to News9 Article.


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