The state’s controversial plan to give driver’s licenses to undocumented residents is now in full swing. So how is it going? We got some answers this weekend from the new commissioner of the DMV, Andres Ayala.
The former state senator just recently took over the department, and came in this week for a taping of Face the State set to air Sunday. He talked about reducing the wait lines at the DMV, the license issue, and license plates.
People are funny about their plates. Some want vanity plates, low digit plates, and some folks still use their royal blue plates from the 80s and 90s, the latter of which is illegal, by the way.
I asked Commissioner Ayala if our current plates are due for a change, and we talked about Connecticut ranks near the bottom in some silly polls about which state has the best looking plates. Utah, shown here with the commissioner and me, always ranks high as one of the most attractive. Bottom line: there are no plans to change our plates.
Also, what about those controversial low digit plates traditionally given out by governors? Ayala told me they are under lock and key.
You can watch the entire interview with Commissioner Ayala right here: http://www.wfsb.com/video?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=11041345
Speaking of silly polls, take ours. Which Connecticut plate do you like better, the current one, or its predecessor?