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Connecticut Laws | Title 14 Motor Vehicles. Use Of The Highway By Vehicles. Gasoline
Secs. 14-113 to 14-115. Financial responsibility of motor vehicle owners and operators required after accident; definitions. Administration by Motor Vehicle Commissioner; hearings; appeals. Abstract of operating record.

Secs. 14-113 to 14-115. Financial responsibility of motor vehicle owners and operators required after accident; definitions. Administration by Motor Vehicle Commissioner; hearings; appeals. Abstract of operating record. (1585)(Text)

Sections 14-113 to 14-115, inclusive, are repealed. (1586)

Sec. 14-115a. Request for document from motor vehicle record. (1587)(Text)

No process to compel the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles to furnish a copy of any document from a motor vehicle record, as defined in section 14-10, of any person shall be issued unless such request is in writing and unless at least seven working days have elapsed since the receipt thereof by the commissioner. (1588)

Secs. 14-116 to 14-128. Accident reports. Determination of amount of security; suspension of license and registration; exceptions; liability policy or bond. Release in behalf of minor. Exceptions. Duration of suspension. Unlicensed or nonresident operators; reciprocity. Amount of security, reduction. Custody, use and return of deposits. Evidence inadmissible in damage actions. Suspension pending disposition of judgment. Transfer of registration or ownership during suspension. Return of license or registration to commissioner. Governmental and public service vehicles exempt. (1589)(Text)

Sections 14-116 to 14-128, inclusive, are repealed. (1590)

Sec. 14-129. Self-insurance. (1591)(Text)

(a) Any person in whose name more than twenty-five motor vehicles are registered may qualify as a self-insurer by obtaining a certificate of self-insurance issued by the commissioner as provided in subsection (b) of this section. (1592)

(b) The commissioner may, in his discretion, upon the application of such person, issue a certificate of self-insurance when he is satisfied that such person is possessed and will continue to be possessed of ability to pay judgments obtained against such person. (1593)

(c) Upon not less than five days' notice and a hearing pursuant to such notice, the commissioner may, upon reasonable grounds, cancel a certificate of self-insurance. Failure to pay any judgment within thirty days after such judgment has become final shall constitute a reasonable ground for the cancellation of a certificate of self-insurance. (1594)

Sec. 14-130. (1595)(Text)

Transferred to Chapter 700, Part II, Sec. 38a-337. (1596)

Secs. 14-131 to 14-133. Discharge in bankruptcy not to release judgment debtor. Relief under other statutes. Penalties. (1597)(Text)

Sections 14-131 to 14-133, inclusive, are repealed. (1598)

Sec. 14-134. Appeals from commissioner. (1599)(Text)

Any appeal from a decision of the commissioner shall, if such appeal is from an order based upon a violation of any provision of this chapter, be taken in accordance with the provisions of section 4-183. No appeal taken from the order of a court in a criminal case involving the operation of a motor vehicle without permission of the owner, the operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs, reckless driving or evading responsibility for accidents or involving fatal accidents, shall act as a stay to any action of the commissioner. (1600)

Sec. 14-135. Attorney General to act when commissioner is disqualified. (1601)(Text)

If the commissioner is disqualified to act in any matter, the Attorney General, upon request of the commissioner, shall act in his stead, and the decision of the Attorney General shall, subject to appeal as provided, be binding upon the parties and enforceable under the provisions of this chapter in the same manner and to the same degree as any decision or order of the commissioner. (1602)

Sec. 14-136. First complaint. (1603)(Text)

Section 14-136 is repealed, effective October 1, 2002. (1604)

Sec. 14-137. Authority to make regulations and certify or limit the use of devices and equipment. (1605)(Text)

(a) The commissioner may make, alter or repeal regulations governing the administration of all statutes relating to motor vehicles and may certify any device or accessory which forms part of any motor vehicle, or of its equipment, as to its compliance with the provisions of this chapter. The commissioner may also limit the use of any device or accessory in any way which appears to him to be required for safety, may authorize the use of any such device or accessory upon the highway and may make, alter or repeal any regulation relating to any such device or accessory in the interest of public safety, provided the commissioner may not limit or prohibit the possession, installation or use of a radar detecting device in any motor vehicle. Violation of any regulation adopted under this subsection shall be an infraction. (1606)

(b) The commissioner may enter into an agreement with the Automotive Manufacturer Equipment Compliance Agency by which the commissioner shall accept the agency's certification of any equipment including but not limited to components, parts, material and assemblies. Such certification shall permit the legal sale and use of such equipment. (1607)

Sec. 14-137a. Point system for motor vehicle violations. (1608)(Text)

The Commissioner of Motor Vehicles shall adopt regulations in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, setting forth the number of points chargeable against the owner of an operator's license for conviction of any violation of the motor vehicle laws deemed appropriate by the commissioner for the assessment of such points. Such regulations shall provide specific information as to the number of points assessed for the conviction of each specified violation, the total number of points which, in a period of time specified by the commissioner, shall require a hearing before the commissioner or permit automatic suspension without prior hearing, and the period of time during which any such suspension shall extend. Such regulations shall provide that (1) not less than two points shall be assessed for conviction of a violation of subsection (d) of section 14-100a, (2) not more than one point shall be assessed for conviction of a violation of section 14-219 and (3) no points shall be assessed for an infraction or any violation specified in subsection (b) of section 51-164n for which the person sends payment of the fine and any additional fees or costs established for such infraction or violation to the Centralized Infractions Bureau in accordance with the provisions of subsection (c) of section 51-164n. If such regulations provide for participation in a driver improvement course or system for the owner of an operator's license, the commissioner may charge a fee of fifty dollars for registration for such course or system. (1609)

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