and Michigan officials have notified the state of Connecticut
that more than two dozen people have obtained commercial
licenses under suspicious circumstances, WTNH television
in New Haven, CT, reported.
of Florida says 25 men obtained commercial driver’s licenses
in their state and used that documentation to get a Connecticut
officials think the skills testing of the 25 men may have
been compromised because of problems with the private company
running the Florida tests. Connecticut has since begun searching
for the men.
suspicions are raised, we’re going to check it out,” Connecticut
DMV spokesman Bill Seymour told WTNH television. Seymour
says it’s a matter of “security, both in terms of who you
are and what you represent and what you can do and whether
you can drive that truck.”
three men have returned their Connecticut licenses, six have
passed a new test, and nine are scheduled for testing next
month. One was immediately disqualified because of an arrest
and another has since moved to New York, where information
was forwarded to authorities.
drivers, however, haven’t contacted authorities. Their CDLs
are in the process of being pulled or canceled.
of Michigan has also notified Connecticut about an unknown
number of drivers from that state who obtained possibly compromised
licenses that were used to gain a Connecticut commercial