(Laramie, Wyo.) - If you're looking to stop at the DMV during your lunch hour, you might have to wait. The Driver Services location in Laramie
has recently posted
will have limited services due to staff shortages, with only two full-time
workers manning the whole office. Offices up in Gillette are experiencing
Due to the shortage they're now closing from 12 - 1 p.m. every day for
lunch, and taking appointment-only for testing. Their normal hours are 8:00
a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Amy Brooks, Supervisor for Laramie Driver Services, says their office
recently got approved to start advertising for a part-time position, but
that it will probably be at least another month before they have the
Brooks stated that although they're having a difficult time keeping up with
the heavy traffic of students coming from the university and WyoTech, that
there is a huge bright-side to the situation.
"Other people from other offices will travel throughout the state to help
each other out, all of the time," Brooks said. "When someone is out sick,
or out for a funeral, we travel and help out to take away some of that
burden and stress off another office or individual."
"We work together really well, do what we can where we can, and make the
best of it."
Brooks stated that in her office's recent shortage, that employees from
Rawlins, Riverton, and Cheyenne have come to help out her office location.