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This is a special program of the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles designed for education and public information purposes. These and many more helpful commentaries on laws, regulations and the latest news come in the form of interviews from the Connecticut DMV. The agency makes these podcasts available as another way for customers to more easily understand the rules, policies and changes that affect them when they use DMV services. In opening this new avenue to reach customers, the agency can assist customers and employees of different education levels, ages, backgrounds and cultures to understand critical and important information. Needed -- Feedback from You -- Write to DMV at writingtoday@earthlink.net to let DMV know if you are using this service.

This is a special program of the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles designed for education and public information purposes. These and many more helpful commentaries on laws, regulations and the latest news come in the form of interviews from the Connecticut DMV. The agency makes these podcasts available as another way for customers to more easily understand the rules, policies and changes that affect them when they use DMV services. In opening this new avenue to reach customers, the agency can assist customers and employees of different education levels, ages, backgrounds and cultures to understand critical and important information. Needed -- Feedback from You -- Write to DMV at writingtoday@earthlink.net to let DMV know if you are using this service.
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This is a special program of the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles designed for education and public information purposes. These and many more helpful commentaries on laws, regulations and the latest news come in the form of interviews from the Connecticut DMV. The agency makes these podcasts available as another way for customers to more easily understand the rules, policies and changes that affect them when they use DMV services. In opening this new avenue to reach customers, the agency can assist customers and employees of different education levels, ages, backgrounds and cultures to understand critical and important information. Needed -- Feedback from You -- Write to DMV at writingtoday@earthlink.net to let DMV know if you are using this service.

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Episodes

What a Non-Driver ID is and Who Should Obtain One

8/10/2007
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DMV's Jonathan Fahey interviews Division Manager Bob Russo of Branch Operations on who should obtain a non-driver ID and provides tips and suggestions for traveling with children. (Posted: 8/10/07)

Duration:00:02:42

Strategic Plan Overview: Creating a Better DMV

7/20/2007
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DMV's Ernie Bertothy discusses the agency's new strategic plan with Chief of Support Services Division Jim McKenna, of the Bureau of Administration. (Posted: 7/20/07)

Duration:00:08:09

How to File a Complaint Against a Dealer or Repairer and How to Obtain Copies of Other Customers' Complaints

4/11/2007
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DMV's Kelly Manning and Division Chief Eyvonne Parker-Bair, of the Dealers and Repairers Unit, discuss how a customer can file a complaint against a dealer or repairer and what the agency does about it. (Posted: 4/11/07)

Duration:00:13:41

New Drivers-- The Dangers of Text Messaging While Driving

2/26/2007
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DMV's Kelly Manning and Kelly O'Connell, of the Wethersfield Branch, discuss the dangers and consequences of text messaging while driving.

Duration:00:04:13

New Drivers-- The Dangers of Talking on Your Cell Phone While Driving

2/16/2007
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DMV's Kelly Manning and Agent Supervisor Steve Wroniak, of the New Britain Branch, discuss the legal issues and consequences of talking on your cell phone while driving.

Duration:00:04:28

Sharing the Road with Motorcycles

1/21/2007
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DMV's Ernie Bertothy and Licensing Agent Linda Dagesse, of the Branch Operations Division, explain how vehicles should safely share the roadways with motorcycles.

Duration:00:06:29

New Drivers-- How's My Kid Driving? A New Solution that Actually Let's You Find Out

10/27/2006
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DMV's Bill Seymour presents an NBC Nightly News report on how parents want more eyes in more places to monitor their teenagers' behavior behind the wheel. The report covers a number solutions that are either new, innovative or high-tech.

Duration:00:03:44

Needed -- Feedback from You -- Write to DMV at writingtoday@earthlink.net to let DMV know if you are using this service.

10/25/2006
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Important -- Feedback from You - Write to DMV at writingtoday@earthlink.net to let DMV know if you are using this service. This is a special program of the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles designed for education and public information purposes. These and many more helpful commentaries on laws, regulations and the latest news come in the form of interviews from the Connecticut DMV. The agency makes these podcasts available as another way for customers to more easily understand the...

Duration:00:01:22

New Drivers - Buckle Up, It's the Law

10/24/2006
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DMV's Kelly Manning and Branch Manager Mary Santangelo of the Enfield Branch Office remind drivers to buckle up every time they get in a vehicle.

Duration:00:04:23

New Drivers - Use Precaution Around a Truck's No-Zone Area

9/22/2006
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DMV's Kelly Manning discusses how to safely share the road with large vehicles, such as trucks, with Inspector Glenn Terlecki of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Division.

Duration:00:04:54

New Drivers -- How to Obtain a Learner's Permit

9/22/2006
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DMV's Ernie Bertothy and Program Coordinator Mike Generis of the Branch Operations Division go step-by-step through the process on how to obtain a learner's permit.(Posted 92206)

Duration:00:05:58

How DMV Has Changed Since 911

9/11/2006
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In the five years since the attacks of September 11, 2001, Connecticut has made great strides toward improving security and instituting fraud-prevention processes connected with issuing drivers licenses

Duration:00:06:00

Connecticut Joins MA and RI in Special Truck Safety Crackdown

8/29/2006
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Conn., Mass., and R.I. join forces for three days to find and educate trucking companies violating state and federal laws.

Duration:00:27:54

New Drivers - Know Your Traffic Signs

8/19/2006
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A discussion with DMV experts on the importance for new drivers to fulling understand the meaning of traffic signs, especially when preparing to take the road and skills tests for a driver's license.

Duration:00:05:04

New Drivers - Sharing the Road

8/19/2006
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Sharing the road is critical for new drivers and this podcasts discusses various ways to do it safely.

Duration:00:03:41

DMV to Issue Unprecedented Fine for Truck Safety Violations

8/13/2006
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DMV issued an order for a unprecedented fine and wants this to be a message that truck-safety violations will bring swift and harsh action from the state.

Duration:00:08:42

Study Shows Driving Restrictions Help Reduce Teen Deaths

8/13/2006
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A July 2006 study showis that states like Connecticut with some kind of restrictions on teenage drivers in training as well as newly licensed 16 and 17-year-old drivers have lower fatalities among these drivers.

Duration:00:03:34

Driver's License Security Features Curbs the Use of Fake IDs

8/2/2006
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A variety of security features in the driver's license helps to combat the use of fake IDs by revealing under close examination a real license from a phone one.

Duration:00:05:41

DMV Operates a Special School Bus Safety Program

8/2/2006
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The Connecticut DMV operates a School Bus Safety Program that throughout the year checks on the safe operation of school buses, the proper training of drivers and the safe use of buses by students riding them.

Duration:00:21:35

New Drivers -- How to Take the Road Test

8/1/2006
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Discussion about how to take the road test for the first time and the kinds of actions that a DMV inspectors observes when deciding to pass or fail a new driver.

Duration:00:13:18