MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Mon, 27 Sep 2021 07:50:31 +0000 Long lines for driver's license renewal await many http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/02b93c996df144fc9b0ce7bea0e67080 Long lines for driver's license renewals await many due to a backlog at driver services facilities. Pandemic-related closures have exacerbated the issue of already long wait times at Chicago offices. (June 8) 02b93c996df144fc9b0ce7bea0e67080 Tue, 08 Jun 2021 20:26:27 +0000 SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY:ASSOCIATED PRESSChicago - 8 June 20211. Wide of long line outside motor vehicle facility on Chicago's north side2. Close of motor vehicle facility sign++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY OVERLAID++3. SOUNDBITE (English) Izabella Gavric Divjak, Chicago resident:"So I've been out here for three hours already, and it looks like I'll be at least another two or three."4. Mid of people standing in line++SOUNDBITE COVERED++5. SOUNDBITE (English) Izabella Gavric Divjak, Chicago resident:"I have to renew my license, and I have a change of address."6. Mid of people moving as line moves up++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY OVERLAID++7. SOUNDBITE (English) Shamya Pryor, Chicago resident:"I don't even know why the lines would be this long. It's like roller coaster lines times two."8. Wide of Pryor moving up in long line++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY OVERLAID++9. SOUNDBITE (English) Shamya Pryor, Chicago resident:"This is not worth the wait, but I need my license, so, you know, there's nothing I can really do about it."10. Close of man holding paperback book over head to shield from the sun as he waits in line++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY OVERLAID++11.SOUNDBITE (English) Colin Kealey, Chicago resident:"We got here and we had to wait 45 minutes to get into the line. They had paused the line temporarily."12. Mid of Kealey and family waiting in line++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY OVERLAID++13. SOUNDBITE (English) Colin Kealey, Chicago resident:"I'm anticipating waiting in line all day or, you know, at least for half a day. So I'm here with my wife and my baby and we're kind of ready for anything."14. Mid of long lineSTORYLINE:Long lines for driver's license renewals await many due to a backlog at driver services facilities.While lines are nothing new at motor vehicle facilities in Chicago, pandemic-related closures exacerbated the issue.Shamya Pryor, 18, said she had no idea how long her wait would be Tuesday morning.Standing in a line that wrapped around a north side facility, Pryor compared the line to one she might stand in for a carnival ride. "It's like roller coaster lines times two," she said.New father Colin Kealey, 30, brought his wife and baby to wait with him."I'm anticipating waiting in line all day or, you know, at least for half a day. So I'm here with my wife and my baby and we're kind of ready for anything," Kealey said.Driver facilities have reopened statewide after being shuttered for months as COVID-19 cases skyrocketed in Illinois.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. Long lines for driver's license renewals await many due to a backlog at driver services facilities. Pandemic-related closures have exacerbated the issue of already long wait times at Chicago offices. (June 8) Long lines for driver's license renewal await many