The Sandy Springs man accused of helping the applicant was arrested.
A 29-year-old Sandy Springs man allegedly changed the grade of someone who failed the state's driving test. The applicant received a 10 on the exam, according to a Cobb County criminal warrant. But Danlami Olugbenga Sanya allegedly changed the score to a 90, wrote "Pass" by the score and gave the altered test to a Georgia Department of Driver Services employee at the Northeast Cobb satellite office on Canton Road. The office serves North Cobb, including residents of Acworth. Sanya was arrested Friday on a charge of false statements or writings, conceal facts or fraudulent documents in matters of government. It is a felony offense. Sanya was released Saturday from the Cobb County Adult Detention Center on a $5,000 bond.
New requirements for renewing or applying for a driver's license will go into effect July 1.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Beginning July 1, the Georgia Department of Driver Services will require additional documentation when applying for or renewing your driver's license or applying for an ID card. It's all part of a national security plan to improve the security of Georgia's DL and ID cards and to be fully compliant with the Federal Real ID Act of 2005. "We all had to go through this process when we first applied for a driver's license," said Susan Sports, communications director for the DDS. Providing the required documents will only be necessary this one time she said. The only visible difference from the current DL/ID is that a gold star will be printed on the top right corner of the Secure DL and IDs. The new licensing process also is aimed at provding …