Department of Motor Vehicles

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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.


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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 […]



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.


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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 […]


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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.



DMV Cancels Driving Tests Because Of Snow

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles says it has cancelled road skills testing for the coming days because of the high snow banks along the state’s roadways following the weekend blizzard […]


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State Soon To Require Adult Learner’s Permit

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ New adult drivers in Connecticut soon will need a learner’s permit before taking the road test for a driver’s license. The three-month permit will be mandatory for drivers 18 and older […]



DMV Computer Changes Will Allow Longer Vanity Plates

Until now, in Connecticut, vanity license plates have been limited to six characters. So if you wanted “HuskyFan” or “ILoveYou” (each with eight characters) you were out of luck. Now that’s going to change.



Wethersfield DMV Closed Until 1 P.M.

The Department of Motor Vehicles branches in Wethersfield and Norwalk will be temporarily closed so workers can be trained for a new identity protection program for residents renewing their driver’s licenses and state identification cards.


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DMV To Curtail Some Services This Sat.

The state Department of Motor Vehicles is curtailing some of its services Saturday.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–03/25/2011