ATLANTA - It was all hands on deck to fix a statewide system failure at the Department of Driver Services.
Susan Sports, Communications Director with the Georgia DMV said the data system went down around 6 a.m. Thursday and affected all government agencies that use the system including Dept. of Revenue, Tag offices, DFCS centers and Secretary of State office.
All state agencies who access the statewide data center are down including all DDS CSCS & our online services and our website.— Georgia DDS (DMV) (@GeorgiaDDS) November 3, 2016
Four hours later, the agency tweeted the problem had been fixed, but did not say what caused it.
The Statewide outage has been resolved. All State agencies affected should be up and running. We appreciate your patience.— Georgia DDS (DMV) (@GeorgiaDDS) November 3, 2016
This is the second time in a month that the DMV experienced a computer system failure. On October 15, their systems stopped working and was unable to process any customer requests in their customer service centers.