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Emissions Extention for Recalled GM Vehicles

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut is extending emissions testing and waiving late fees for owners of General Motors cars being recalled. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Motor Vehicles Commissioner Melody Currey made the announcement Wednesday. […]

04/09/2014

A New Hampshire man told the state's highest court Thursday that denying him a vanity license plate that reads "COPSLIE" violates his political free speech rights. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Man Denied ‘COPSLIE’ Vanity Plate Says Free Speech Violated

A New Hampshire man told the state’s highest court Thursday that denying him a vanity license plate that reads “COPSLIE” violates his political free speech rights.

11/07/2013

(Courtesy Red Sox Foundation)

State Reminds Fans Red Sox License Plates Are Available

The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles is reminding Red Sox fans that they can show their support for the World Champions by buying one of the new Connecticut marker plates which support the Red Sox Foundation.

10/31/2013

Courtesy State Police

DMV Stop Results In Drug Arrest

A Department of Motor Vehicles officer who stopped a vehicle on Interstate 91 Thursday morning wound up calling in State Police for help.

10/18/2013

Connecticut marker plates can now include a maximum of seven characters.
(WTIC illustration)

Longer Vanity Plates Go On Sale

The Department of Motor Vehicles is opening up a new range of vanity plate possibilities with the announcement that it will begin offering seven-character vanity plates.

08/27/2013

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DMV Wethersfield Office Evacuated

The Department of Motor Vehicles Wethersfield office was evacuated after a bomb threat Thursday afternoon.

01/17/2013

Drivers license,  not verified (Courtesy DMV)

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

Drivers license,  not verified (Courtesy DMV)

DMV Institutes New Adult Learner’s Permit

The Department of Motor Vehicles say Connecticut is seeing more first-time drivers age 18 and older — about 30-thousand people a year — and starting next month, those older new drivers are going to face some new requirements.

12/05/2012

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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

Drivers license verified Courtesy DMV

ID-Verification Licenses Will Phase In

The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles says residents will have decide whether to take an extra step and have their identify verified the next time they renew their driver’s license.

09/22/2011

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