Vermont Route 9 Chain-up Law

The Department of Motor Vehicles would like to inform drivers of large vehicles they will be required to use tire chains on Vermont Route 9 during inclement weather. For more information on which types of vehicles must chain-up, please visit - Chain requirements for vehicles with weight ratings of more than 26,000 pounds

Benningtion Office Closure & Relocation

The Department of Motor Vehicles Bennington office is moving. On Friday December 2nd the Bennington office will be closed. On Monday December 5th the office will open at the new location, 530 Main Street. For updates visit,

Automated Vehicle Inspection Program (AVIP)

The Department of Motor Vehicles is integrating electronic data collection and management into Vermont’s Safety and Emissions Inspection process. This is a major effort to improve program effectiveness and efficiency that is known as the Automated Vehicle Inspection Program or AVIP.


Child Safety Seat Fitting Station

Vermont DMV now has a Child Safety Seat Fitting Station.

For an appointment to have your car seat checked for proper fit and installation please contact Pat McManamon at 828-3757.

Pat is a Highway Safety Specialist with the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles

What is a Child Safety Seat Fitting Station?

A Fitting Station is a free and convenient way to have your child's car seat inspected by a NHTSA-certified CPS technician. Parents and caregivers receive personal instruction on the proper selection, installation, and use of their car seats.