DMV: Operator Retraining Program and Multiple Moving Violations

Operator Retraining Program


Multiple Moving Violations

SERVICE UPDATE:  As DMV transitions to a new, online-only appointment system for road tests, DMV will stop taking road test appointments on October 21 and October 23, and will resume October 24 with its new convenient online system.  See more information here
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.

    Content Last Modified on 8/2/2017 10:52:56 AM