• new technology September 7, 2021 12:51 am

    Connecticut Travelers Offer Mixed Reviews of Soon-to-Be Released Technology

    We use our phones for just about everything and soon, Apple users in Connecticut will just have to open their virtual wallet to make it through TSA a bit easier. But not all travelers are ready to embrace it. “I feel like a physical copy is safer even though you can lose it,” Juliet Rodriguez of Hartford said. Others are…

  • marijuana July 1, 2021 4:42 pm

    How Legalizing Marijuana Affects DUI Arrests and License Suspensions

    Police across Connecticut have said they are concerned about the safety on the roads as recreational marijuana becomes legal in the state and they have a strong warning for people planning to legally use marijuana. “Think things through. Do not get behind the wheel of a vehicle if you are impaired in any way because that could be life altering,”…

  • CT DMV September 29, 2020 10:45 pm

    Drivers Approve of DMV Online System; Deadlines Extended

    Connecticut’s Department of Motor Vehicles is working to make it easier for drivers to renew licenses and registrations. COVID-19 forced the department to switch to an online system and to set up appointments. The department has modernized its system in an effort to catch up on a backlog of needed licenses and other services. “To be honest, I think...

  • identity theft July 31, 2020 3:49 am

    The RMV Wanted to Take His License. Now, a Doorbell Camera Video Could Clear His Name

    Orlando Vazquez figured it had to be a mistake. The letter from the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles warned his license was about to be suspended for failing to pay a $365 speeding ticket. According to the documents, a state trooper issued the citation for driving 91 in a 55 mile-per-hour zone along Route 495 near Lawrence on May 22….

  • Department of Motor Vehicles June 18, 2020 10:55 pm

    Drivers Express Frustration at Continued DMV Closure

    Drivers and would-be drivers shared their frustrations with us that the DMV in Connecticut remains closed for full-service branch needs, like road tests

  • CT DMV June 18, 2020 10:59 pm

    Drivers Will Have To Wait: DMV Closures Creating Backlogs

    Drivers across Connecticut are frustrated that they’ve been unable to get their drivers license, learners permit or register a car because the Department of Motor Vehicles offices are mostly closed.  “We showed up on the day and the sign said DMV is closed and it was incredibly frustrating,” Michael Farbman says.  Farbman of Woodbridge said his 16-year-old son was...

  • DMV May 21, 2020 11:45 pm

    DMV Extends Deadlines for Expiring Credentials

    The Department of Motor Vehicles has extended the previously announced 90-day extension for expiring credentials to 180 days as the state continues to manage the coronavirus pandemic. This means eligible credentials set to expire between March 10, 2020 through June 30, 2020 will be covered for 180 days from the expiration date. The following items are covered by the extension:…

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