Coming soon to a driver-licensing office near you: Monday hours.
Beginning Monday, the Kansas Department of Revenue will open driver-licensing offices on Mondays in the Wichita, Andover, Topeka, Olathe and Mission areas.
Its been a long time coming.
In 1984, the state switched to four-day workweeks. But after a successful trial run this summer in which the state kept two of the states busiest offices open on Mondays in Wichita and Mission five offices will now be open each Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Later this fall, the Mission and Olathe offices will conduct a pilot project involving evening hours.
Also, when Derbys office opens this fall, it will also be using the Monday through Friday hours.
People are invited to try using a phone line management service that allows them to secure their place in line without first coming into a driver-licensing office. To do that, people using their cellphones can text 714-333-1234 or 626-609-1234 at the Mission, Olathe, Topeka, Andover and Wichita driver-licensing offices. They can also sign in online by going to http://ksrevenue.org/qless.html .