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National Safety Council four-hour Defensive Driving Course Connecticut (DDC-CT) is approved by the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles to satisfy the requirement to attend an Operator Retraining Program.
Urgent: In an effort to ensure the health and wellbeing of our instructors and students due to current coronavirus concerns, the National Safety Council, in partnership with the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (CT DMV) has canceled all CT classroom Operator Retraining Program classes until further notice.
NSC is pleased to let you know that the CT DMV is temporarily allowing your Operator Retraining Program requirement to be completed using our 4-hour online class. This process is easy and convenient as it can be done right from your own home.
Please complete the online class at least two weeks prior to your effective date of suspension to allow time for processing.
Motorists must attend if they are:
Failure to attend a retraining class will result in driver’s license suspension. If the license is suspended, removal of the suspension will occur only after the DMV receives confirmation from NSC that you have completed the course.
Motorists are encouraged to complete the retraining class
at least two weeks prior to the effective date of suspension to allow for processing prior to the suspension date. If you do not complete the class prior to the effective date of suspension, you must also pay a restoration fee.
Motorists may also be required to attend due to other circumstances. Classes are available statewide.
For more information about the CT Operator Retraining Program or to enroll in a class, please contact
program staff at (800) 210-6407 or
Office hours are 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday (EST).
NSC can make arrangements for the hearing impaired. For assistance, please contact us at the number above.
Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles
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