For Immediate Release
September 19, 2019
DMV to Offer License Restoration Assistance at Stand Down on Sept. 20
ROCKY HILL, Conn. – Staff from the Department of Motor Vehicles will be on hand to offer guidance and answer questions concerning license restoration to military veterans during Stand Down 2019 on Sept. 20, at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs main campus in Rocky Hill.
“For over 20 years we have been supporting this very important Agency event; serving between 3,000 – 4,000 veterans,” explained Commissioner Sibongile “Bongi” Magubane. Regaining their license to drive is often an important element in their rehabilitation and we are here to support that.”
The Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner, together with DMV staff will be on hand to answer a variety of questions, discuss license status, clarify questions regarding any suspension, and offer guidance on license restoration. Deputy Commissioner Antonio “Tony” Guerrera, the former Democratic legislator from Rocky Hill said, “Our veterans have served our state and country and it is the least we can do to help them. The DMV takes pride in helping our veterans.”
Veterans needing transportation to Stand Down 2019 will be able to obtain free bus service provided by the Connecticut Department of Transportation from a number of locations around the state.
Bus stops will be in Bridgeport, Bristol, Danbury, Danielson/Killingly, Derby, East Hartford, Ellington, Enfield, Hartford, Manchester, Middletown, Milford, Naugatuck, New Britain, New Haven, New London, Newington, Norwalk, Norwich, Orange, Stamford, Suffield, Terryville/Plymouth, Torrington, Vernon/Rockville, Wallingford, Waterbury, Westport, West Haven and Willimantic.
For further Stand Down information and the transportation schedule, veterans are encouraged to visit www.portal.ct.gov/DVA/Pages/Veterans-Stand-Down or call (860) 616-3803.