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Learn about the Connecticut DMV and our mission

About us

Learn about the Connecticut DMV and our mission
Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles launches improved website
CT DMV Commissioner Sibongile Magubane and Deputy Commissioner Tony Guerrera describe the agency’s new and improved customer service website.
Mission statement

The Connecticut DMV’s mission is to promote and advance public safety, security, and service through the regulation of drivers, their motor vehicles, and vehicle-related businesses.

DMV Commissioner Magubane
About the DMV Commissioners
DMV Commissioner Sibongile Magubane

A lifelong Connecticut resident, DMV Commissioner Magubane is best known in the business community from her years of service working at Aetna, first from 1979 to 1994, and then again from 2000 to 2011.  She gained a reputation at Aetna for technical knowledge and leadership attitude in information technology strategic planning and helped the company execute its enterprise strategic plan.  She has also held leadership positions at Cigna, Keane, Inc., and at Specialty Transportation, Inc., in Hartford.

In addition to her professional work, DMV Commissioner Magubane volunteers her time in several leadership positions within community groups in Hartford and has recently been appointed to the American Association of Motor Vehicles Administration’s (AAMVA) Board of Directors.  She earned a bachelor of science degree in mathematics from UConn.

DMV Deputy Commissioner Guerrera

DMV Deputy Commissioner Tony Guerrera

Also, a lifelong resident of Connecticut, DMV Deputy Commissioner Guerrera brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to DMV. Prior to joining the agency, he served in the state legislature for 20 years, represented the 29th district and was the long-time Co-Chair of the Legislature’s Transportation Committee while also being a self-employed local business owner.

During his time as Transportation Committee Co-Chair, he championed sweeping changes to the state’s teen driving laws in 2008 that led to dramatic reductions in fatal crashes involving this age group.  The changes included a required two-hour safety information class for both parents and teens, improved training requirements, extended curfew and passenger restrictions and other requirements aimed to increase safety among teen drivers. Prior to his service in the General Assembly, he was Mayor of Rocky Hill and served on the town council.

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