DMV: Operator Retraining Program and Multiple Moving Violations

Operator Retraining Program


Multiple Moving Violations

Holiday Closing:  On Wednesday, July 4, 2018, DMV offices will be closed for the Independence Day holiday.  Offices will reopen on Thursday, July 5, 2018, at 9:15 a.m.

The following drivers are required to complete an Operator Retraining Program:
  • A driver who has been convicted of traveling faster than 75 mph in a highway work zone.
  • A driver of a commercial motor vehicle who is convicted of traveling faster than 65 mph in a highway work zone.
To enroll in the Operator Retraining Program, please contact one of the vendors listed below:
A Better Connecticut Driver                  National Safety Council
      1-866-236-6989                                    1-800-210-6407
Driver Education Station                        National Traffic Safety Institute
      1-800-381-8729                                    1-866-455-6874
DMV does not schedule classes or collect the $60 fee to attend the Operator Retraining Program.
After you complete the Operator Retraining Class:
  • If the class is completed prior to the effective date of suspension, the suspension will be removed only after the DMV receives electronic confirmation from the vendor.  
  • If the class is completed on or after the effective date of suspension you must also pay a $175.00 restoration fee. The fee may be paid online
  • Alternately, you may pay the $175.00 by check or money order made payable to "DMV" by mail to the following address:
State of Connecticut
Department of Motor Vehicles
Driver Services Division
60 State Street
Wethersfield, CT  06161-1013
Please provide your name, date of birth, and current address with all correspondence. 
    Please note: You are not permitted to drive a motor vehicle until your driving privilege is restored and you have a valid driver license or learner permit in your possession.
    After you are reinstated, a restoration notice will be mailed to you.
    Moving Violations after completion of the Operator Retraining Class:
    • After completion of an Operator Retraining Program, you must complete 36 consecutive months without having any additional moving violations or suspension violations specified in Connecticut General Statute Section 14-111g(a) added to your driving history.   
    • If an additional moving violation is added to your driving record, DMV will suspend your driver's license or operating privilege for 30 days for the first violation, 60 days for a second violation, and 90 days for a third or subsequent violation. To be reinstated after the suspension, you must pay a $175.00 restoration fee.

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