Department of Motor Vehicles

People wait outside the Department of Motor Vehicles office in Wethersfield, on the first day of regular service following a week-long shutdown for a computer upgrade. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Long Lines Form At DMV Offices Following Shut-down

Department of Motor Vehicles customers waited in long lines that stretched outside on Tuesday, the first day that branch offices have been fully operational since a one-week partial shutdown.

08/18/2015

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Distracted Driving Campaign Winding Down

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A nationwide effort cracking down on distracted driving is wrapping up. In Connecticut, the distracted driving program manager with the DOT’s highway safety office says the number of citations handed out […]

04/30/2015

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People Taking To DMV Mobile App

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) – The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles says a growing number of people are using the agency’s new mobile app to learn about real-time waits at DMV offices, get information about DMV […]

12/27/2014

File photo of a truck inspection in 2007. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

DMV Inspectors Claim Racial, Age Discrimination In Promotion Test

Thirteen Department of Motor Vehicles inspectors have filed a lawsuit against the agency, claiming they were discriminated against in part because they are not black.

08/22/2014

Cars are abandoned on a flooded Brooke Ave following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore, New York. The south shore of Long Island along with the tri-state region saw record setting rain that caused roads to flood entrapping some motorists.  (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

DMV: Beware Flooded Cars

After recent flooding in New York, Connecticut officials are warning used car buyers to watch out for vehicles with water damage.

08/15/2014

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NH Supreme Court Rules Man Allowed To Have ‘COPSLIE’ License Plate

If a New Hampshire man thinks cops lie, he’s free to say so on his license plate, the state’s highest court ruled Wednesday.

05/07/2014

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No AC Closes Norwich DMV Office

A lack of air conditioning has forced the closure of a state Department of Motor Vehicles branch. DMV says it is closing the Norwich office for the remainder of today. Officials say the air conditioning […]

07/16/2013

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DMV Launches Online Check-In Service

Connecticut drivers can now skip the line at the DMV by checking in online from a laptop, smartphone or tablet computer.

06/17/2013

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Truck Safety Crackdown Underway

Once again, the state Department of Motor Vehicles is conducting a three-day truck safety enforcement campaign. Commercial Division Enforcement officers and state troopers will use the 72 hour blitz to raise awareness, as well as […]

06/04/2013

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Arrest Made In Theft Of Teller Machine From DMV

A Waterbury man has been charged with the 2010 theft of an automated teller machine, temporary license plates and registration stickers during a break-in at the Department of Motor Vehicles.

05/30/2013

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