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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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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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Great for teens who want to learn how to drive but don't have the time!

By pauld42 - Nov 16 2008
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I have been very busy between sports school and family and I haven't had a lot of time to study for my upcoming license test. This podcast was a great help in preparing for the test. It gives you all the important information, without having to sit down and read the book. I reccomend this to all new drivers wanting to get their license!!!

iTunes Ratings

4 Ratings
Average Ratings
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2
0
0
2

Great for teens who want to learn how to drive but don't have the time!

By pauld42 - Nov 16 2008
Read more
I have been very busy between sports school and family and I haven't had a lot of time to study for my upcoming license test. This podcast was a great help in preparing for the test. It gives you all the important information, without having to sit down and read the book. I reccomend this to all new drivers wanting to get their license!!!
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DMV Podcasts

Latest release on Aug 10, 2007

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 6 days ago

Rank #1: How to File a Complaint Against a Dealer or Repairer and How to Obtain Copies of Other Customers' Complaints

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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)

Apr 11 2007

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Rank #2: New Drivers-- Driving in the Snow and Ice

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DMV's Kelly Manning talks with Michelle Abrahamson, of the Wethersfield Branch Office, about tips on how to drive when the road conditions are snowy or icy. (Posted: 3/2/07)

Mar 03 2007

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Rank #3: Getting Your Motorcycle Endorsement

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DMV's Ernie Bertothy and DMV Licensing Agent Jan Santini, of the Wethersfield Branch Office, go through the steps on how a customer can get a motorcycle endorsement.

Jan 21 2007

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Rank #4: New Drivers-- The Dangers of Text Messaging While Driving

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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.

Feb 26 2007

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Rank #5: Sharing the Road with Motorcycles

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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.

Jan 21 2007

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Rank #6: Welcome to Connecticut - How to Transfer Your Out-of-State License and Vehicle Registration

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DMV's Ernie Bertothy and Division Chief Elaine McDougal of Branch Operations inform new residents on what information DMV needs and forms you must complete to obtain a Connecticut driver's license and register your vehicle in the state.

Oct 24 2006

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Rank #7: New Drivers - Accidents Happen

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DMV's Kelly Manning speaks with Agent Supervisor Bruce Singer of the Enfield Branch Office on what to do when an accident occurs and how to tips on how to avoid them.

Oct 24 2006

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Rank #8: New Drivers -- The Consequences of Underage Drinking and Driving

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DMV's Kelly Manning discusses the penalties of drinking and driving for drivers under 21 years old with Division Manager Lynn Payne of the Administrative Hearings Unit. (Posted: 10/5/06)

Oct 20 2006

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Rank #9: Catching Criminals Using New Technology in Police Cruisers

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DMV's Bill Seymour reviews a National Public Radio report concerning the latest in technological advancements that police cars can use to scan license plates of on-coming motor vehicles to determine whether they are stolen. The report also covers the new use of on-board biometric facial comparisons in police cruisers to determine someone's identity and whether he or she may a criminal eluding capture.

Sep 24 2006

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Rank #10: New Drivers -- How to Obtain a Learner's Permit

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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)

Sep 22 2006

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Rank #11: New Drivers - Use Precaution Around a Truck's No-Zone Area

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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.

Sep 22 2006

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Rank #12: New Drivers - Know Your Traffic Signs

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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.

Aug 19 2006

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Rank #13: Driver's License Security Features Curbs the Use of Fake IDs

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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.

Aug 02 2006

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Rank #14: New Drivers -- How to Take the Road Test

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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.

Aug 01 2006

12mins

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Rank #15: Fighting Fraud and Ensuring Document Integrity

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The Department of Motor Vehicles is using a number of different approaches to fight fraud and ensure that the documents used for establishing an identity are authentic.

Jul 28 2006

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Rank #16: New Drivers -- Preparing for Your Driving Test

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The Department of Motor Vehicles offers teen drivers a number of helpful hints and suggestions for preparing for their driver's tests.

Jul 28 2006

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Rank #17: Using the Ignition Interlock Program to Help Prevent Drunk Driving

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Discussion about the state's ignition interlock program that is designed to help prevent drunk driving by repeat offenders.

Jul 28 2006

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Rank #18: Additional Truck Safety Laws to Protect the Public

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Governor Rell has signed into law a number of measures designed to increase truck safety on Connecticut highways.

Jul 26 2006

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Rank #19: What a Non-Driver ID is and Who Should Obtain One

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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)

Aug 10 2007

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Rank #20: Traffic Accidents and Why Society Doesn't Pay More Attention to Those Numbers

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DMV's Bill Seymour presents a National Public Radio report from Talk of the Nation on traffic accidents and why society doesn't pay more attention to those numbers. (Posted: 8/10/07)

Aug 10 2007

18mins

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