|Driver licensing agency
|Alabama Department of Public Safety
Driver License Division
PO Box 1471
Montgomery, AL 36102-1471
Color vision requirement
|Each eye with/without correction
Both eyes with/without correction
If one eye blindother with/without correction
Absolute visual acuity minimum
Are bioptic telescopes allowed?
Minimum field requirement
Visual field testing device
For new and professional drivers only
20/60 in best eye with or without corrective lenses
110˚ both eyes
Age-based renewal procedures
|Length of license validation
Renewal options and conditions
Vision testing required at time of renewal?
Written test required?
Road test required?
No special requirements for age.
|Physician reporting is encouraged.
Driver notified in writing of referral. For diabetes, seizures, and convulsions, a form is sent to be completed by patient's doctor.
Will accept information from courts, police, other DMVs, family members, and anyone who completes and signs the appropriate forms.
Not anonymous or confidential. The client may request a copy of his/her medical records by completing the necessary forms, having them notarized, and paying the proper fee for copying these records.
|Role of the MAB
MAB contact information
|The MAB assists the Director for Public Safety with the medical aspects of driver licensing. It consists of at least 18 members, with the chairman elected on an annual basis.
The MAB assists the Medical Unit, which may be reached at 334 242-4239.