Department of Motor Vehicles

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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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 […]

02/12/2013

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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 […]

12/30/2012

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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.

02/02/2012

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