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Motor Vehicles: Walter R. Craddock, Administrator

Appointed in June 2015, Walter R. Craddock supervises operation of the Division of Motor Vehicles. His duties include: regulation and enforcement of laws relating to the issuance, suspension and revocation of motor vehicle registration and drivers’ licenses; financial responsibility related to motor vehicle ownership and operation; vehicle safety and emission inspections, and other applicable state laws. Previously, he served as chairman of the Rhode Island Motor Vehicle Dealers License and Hearing Board and as chief of police for the City of Cranston. He holds associate’s and bachelor’s degrees from Bryant University, a master’s degree from Salve Regina University and a juris doctorate degree from Roger Williams University. He is a member of; the Rhode Island Bar, the Florida Bar, the Rhode Island Federal Bar, and the U.S. Supreme Court Bar.

Division of Motor Vehicles
Phone: (401) 462-5705
Fax: (401) 462-5784
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