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William A. O'Neill:

An Inventory of His Gubernatorial Records at the Connecticut State Archives.

Subseries Title: Motor Vehicles

Subseries ID: 001CL-0093

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1770093CL-001Motor VehiclesDecember 1980-May 1981Request suspension of license; protest suspension of license, want Governor to get it back; service station opposes P.A. 80-425 requiring written authorization from the car owner before repairs can be
1770093CL-002Motor VehiclesJune-August 1981Protest suspension of license, want Governor to get it back; requests for sample license plate; protests speeding ticket; protest closing Norwalk, Ansonia, Old Saybrook and Milford offices; sixteen ye
1770093CL-003Motor VehiclesSeptember-December 1981Protests high vehicle registration fee; question about restoring suspended license; inspections discontinued at Meriden Branch office; allege unauthorized motor vehicle repairs; complaint about proper
1770093CL-004Motor Vehicles--[Memos to/from Commissioner] Muzio1981Commissioner forwards complimentary letters; report of misuse of state vehicle; policy regarding employee response to abusive public.
1770093CL-005Motor Vehicles--[Progress Reports]1981
1780093CL-006Motor Vehicles1982Requests transfer of license plate numbers to his wife; requests information on when emissions testing will begin.
1780093CL-007Motor Vehicles1983Investigation of car dealership for charging for undercoating but not providing it; supports use of safety belts; Connecticut's odometer tampering law; requests clarification of classifications for mo
1780093CL-008Motor Vehicles--[Progress Reports]1983
1780093CL-009Motor Vehicles1984Protest closing Stamford office; Governor describes actions taken to rid the state of drunk drivers; National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommendations for reducing drunk driving accidents a
1780093CL-010[Motor Vehicles]--Emissions1984Question concerning relationship between emissions testing and federal highway funds; oppose emissions testing.
1780093CL-011Motor Vehicles1985Mothers Against Drunk Driving request public service announcement with Governor; opposes emissions testing; advocates safety belts for school buses; National Transportation Safety Board recommendation
1780093CL-012Motor VehiclesJanuary-June 1986Request for Connecticut license plate with special lettering for Olympics; suggestion about insurance identification; complaints about car dealers; requests enforcement of handicapped parking laws; su
1780093CL-013Motor VehiclesJuly-December 1986Concern about licensing procedures for school bus drivers; suggestions for improving operations at Department; question concerning vanity plates; revision of police accident report form; auto insuran
1780093CL-014Motor Vehicles--Drunk Driving1986Suggestions for reducing or stopping drunk driving; request for state funding from Students Against Drunk Driving; request to reduce drinking age; accounts of accidents involving drunk drivers.
1780093CL-015Motor Vehicles--Emissions1986Complaints about the emissions testing process; complaints about rude staff; complaint about high fee; protest trucks not needing emissions tests; suggest senior citizens be exempt from testing.
1780093CL-016Motor Vehicles--[Progress Reports]1986
1780093CL-017Motor VehiclesJanuary 1987Requests refund for registration; draft legislation concerning false drivers licenses; protests suspension of license; need to replace old license plates; complaint about repair shop; question about h
1780093CL-018Motor VehiclesFebruary 1987Wants suspended license returned; problem of out-of-state registrations; protest increase in registration fees; meeting notice for members of Motor Carrier Advisory Committee; request for sample licen
1780093CL-019Motor VehiclesMarch-April 1987Recommendation of National Transportation Safety Board; need to enforce handicapped parking laws; complaints about car dealers; protests emissions testing; problems with town taxes; complaint about ru
1790093CL-020Motor VehiclesMay 1987Opposes moving Norwalk office; question about reciprocity of handicapped parking permit; suggested oath to be taken by applicants for driver's license; protests duplicate license plate numbers; compla
1790093CL-021Motor VehiclesJune 1987Protests license suspension; questions regulations regarding handicapped parking permits; request for sample license plate; questions use of one registration sticker for two license plates; protests t
1790093CL-022Motor VehiclesJuly 1987Protests extra fee for registering rebuilt totaled vehicle; complaint about treatment by staff at Motor Vehicle office; protests high fees for registering a vehicle; information about AAA's driver re-
1790093CL-023Motor VehiclesAugust 1987Infraction notice sent to wrong person; complaints about errors made by the Department; problems with Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator examinations; wants suspended license back; suggest design chang
1790093CL-024Motor VehiclesSeptember 1987Question about local approval of repair shops and dealerships; complaint about long response time from Department; complaint about high cost of repairs; wants suspended license back; opposes increase
1790093CL-025Motor VehiclesOctober 1987Protests suspension of license; complaint about operations of Department; National Transportation Safety Board approves state's policy and procedures on screening potential school bus drivers; protest
1790093CL-026Motor VehiclesNovember-December 1987Want refund of registrations; complaints about repair shop and dealer; protest suspension of license; Motor Carrier Advisory Committee meeting notice; complaints about rude staff and Department operat
1790093CL-027Motor Vehicles--Drunk Driving1987Concerns about drunk driving; Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) thank Governor for his support; accounts of accidents involving drunk drivers; MADD protest sentence given drunk driver; request str
1790093CL-028Motor Vehicles--Emissions1987In favor and opposed to emissions testing; complaints about testing program.
1790093CL-029Motor Vehicles--[Reports]January-October 1987
1800093CL-030Motor Vehicles--[Reports]November-December 1987
1800093CL-031Motor VehiclesJanuary-February 1988Problems with registering a vehicle; protest license suspension; complaint about state car registered to Motor Vehicles; want registration refunded; concern about highway safety, want motor vehicle la
1800093CL-032Motor VehiclesMarch-April 1988Complaints about rude staff; protests license renewal fees; problem of out-of-state registrations; requests information about No-Fault Insurance; problem getting motorcycle registered; angry about sud
1800093CL-033Motor VehiclesMay-June 1988Employee protests proposed changes in Motor Vehicle office hours; frustrated with Department delays; problem registering vehicle; protest license suspensions; student supports seat belts on school bus
1800093CL-034Motor VehiclesJuly 1988Wants hit and run driver arrested; frustrated with long lines at Motor Vehicle offices; problem getting driver's license; request for information on license plates; suggests mandatory driving tests fo
1800093CL-035Motor VehiclesAugust-September 1988Question about emissions testing; suggests mandatory driving tests for senior citizens; questions why trucks do not have emissions tests; angry about Department operations; suggested design, and samp
1800093CL-036Motor VehiclesOctober 1988Protests suspension of driver's license; traffic tickets issued to wrong person; try to pay traffic fine to Governor; auditors report; wants part time job at Department after retirement; suggests new
1800093CL-037Motor VehiclesNovember-December 1988Requests registration refund; concern about speeding; commendation of Department staff; concern for highway safety; problem with property taxes; many car owners violating emissions testing regulation
1800093CL-038Motor Vehicles--[Bi-weekly Reports]January-March 1988Includes supporting material.
1810093CL-039Motor Vehicles--[Bi-weekly Reports]April-May 1988Includes supporting material.
1810093CL-040Motor Vehicles--[Bi-weekly Reports]June-July 1988Includes supporting material.
1810093CL-041Motor Vehicles--[Bi-weekly Reports]December 1988Includes supporting material.
1810093CL-042Motor Vehicles--Drunk DrivingMarch-June 1988Concerned that administrative per se license suspension bill was not in Governor's legislative package; urge support of administrative per se; wants suspended license back; accounts of fatal accidents
1810093CL-043Motor Vehicles--Drunk DrivingJuly-December 1988Accounts of fatal accidents involving drunk drivers; petition for immediate review of the state's drunk driving laws and their enforcement; wants suspended license back; request stricter drunk driving
1810093CL-044Motor Vehicles--[Memos to/from Commissioner]1988Minutes of meeting of Motor Carrier Advisory Committee; National Safety Council statistics on motor vehicle deaths; responses to audit reports; describes discipline meted out to employees who particip
1810093CL-045Motor Vehicles--[Reorganization] Adjudication/Dealers1988Reports on the reorganization of the Department and formalized written procedures and policies of the Adjudication Unit and Dealers and Repairers Division.
1810093CL-046Motor VehiclesJanuary 1989Objects to punishing employees for the check kiting scheme of former Deputy Director O'Dea; questions about insurance identification cards, tinted glass, registrations; fifteen year olds should be eli
1820093CL-047Motor VehiclesFebruary-March 1989Opposes safety inspections; need to enforce handicapped parking laws; suggests mandatory driving tests for senior citizens; complaint against car dealer; want to clear driving records; frustrated by
1820093CL-048Motor VehiclesApril 1989Problems passing driving test; problems getting special license plate; complaint about Department operations; report of abandoned vehicle; suggests a more active organ donor program; better enforcemen
1820093CL-049Motor VehiclesMay 1989Wants to apply lemon law to vehicle purchased in New Hampshire; complaint about Department operations; many car owners violating emissions testing regulations; student suggests change to emissions te
1820093CL-050Motor VehiclesJune-July 1989Complaints about Department operations; praise for Department staff; task force formed to explore mandates of the administrative per se law; question about emissions testing program; out-of-state vehi
1820093CL-051Motor VehiclesAugust 1989Complaints about extortion by towing company; request special license plates for members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart; fraudulent use of Governor's letter as an endorsement for a product;
1820093CL-052Motor VehiclesSeptember 1989Problem obtaining title for car; need to enforce seat belt law; problem registering vehicle; complaint against car dealer; many car owners violating emissions testing regulations; concern about highw
1820093CL-053Motor VehiclesOctober 1989Protests speeding ticket; report of Department employee who is an uninsured motorist; complaint about long lines at Motor Vehicle office; approves of emissions testing; complaints about Department ope
1820093CL-054Motor VehiclesNovember 1989Need to enforce handicapped parking laws; suggests special license plate for Purple Heart recipients; complaint about Department operations; problems obtaining payment for damage to vehicle; complaint
1820093CL-055Motor VehiclesDecember 1989Wants driver's license returned; requests registration refund; request for sample license plate; complaint about emission inspection and behavior of testing staff.
1820093CL-056Motor Vehicles--[Drunk Driving]1989Urge Governor to pass stricter drunk driving laws; suggests special driver's license for drinkers.
1820093CL-057DMV [Motor Vehicles]January-February 1990Need additional van pools; protests license suspension; requests sample license plate; complaints about rude staff; report of identity theft; objects to taxes assessed on classic automobile; complaint
1820093CL-058DMV [Motor Vehicles]March 1990Problem passing emissions test; concern about danger posed by senior drivers; question about obtaining personal information from Department; wants to keep unregistered vehicle; complaint about Departm
1830093CL-059DMV [Motor Vehicles]April 1990Requests copy of the Governor's license plate; proposed amendment to the stolen license plate law; question about reciprocity of the handicapped parking permits; objects to extension of time for distr
1830093CL-060DMV [Motor Vehicles]May-June 1990Question about six month emissions sticker; students make suggestions for safer vehicles and stricter laws and ask Governor questions about Motor Vehicle laws; praise for Department staff; complaints
1830093CL-061DMV [Motor Vehicles]July-August 1990Concern about impact of uninsured motorists on insurance premiums; Congressman Chris Shays thanks Governor for expression of support for the Clean Air Act; angry that special license plate 1 is recall
1830093CL-062DMV [Motor Vehicles]September-December 1990Requests immediate inspection of Greyhound Lines, Inc.; questions why trucks not subject to emissions testing; suggests new license plate design; suggests new design for driver's license; requests reg
1840093CL-063[Motor Vehicles]--Drunk Driving1990Requests change in sentencing for drunk driving; suggestions for addressing problem of drunk driving.
1840093CL-064DMV [Motor Vehicles--Memos to/from] Commissioner1990Responses to audit reports; information about reviving the Motor Carrier Advisory Committee; July monthly report; Student Transportation Safety Commission report.
1840093CL-065[Motor Vehicles]1991Request for information concerning a fatal accident.