Georgia is one of 30 states that have made English the official language of government, but it has a dangerous loophole. The law lets the Georgia Department of Driver Services give driver’s license tests in other languages with the result that today applicants can take the test in as many as 11 other languages, ranging from Arabic and Spanish to Laotian.
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Great article emphasizing the importance of such legislation. There are already enough senseless deaths on our nation's roadways. By testing drivers in English, eliminates the possibility that an accident or a death was caused because the driver didn't understand simple English or couldn't read a safety or warning sign.
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