Kentucky


Driver licensing agency
contact information
Kentucky Division of Driver Licensing
501 High Street
Frankfort, KY 40602
www.kytc.state.ky.us/drlic
502 564-6800
Licensing Requirements
Visual acuity






Visual fields

Color vision requirement
Restricted licenses
Each eye with/without correction
Both eyes with/without correction
If one eye blind—other with/without correction
Absolute visual acuity minimum
Are bioptic telescopes allowed?


Minimum field requirement
Visual field testing device
None
Available
20/40
20/40
20/40
20/200 with corrective lenses
Yes, with acuity of 20/60 or better through telescope and 20/200 through carrier lens
120˚ E and 80˚ N in the same eye
N/A
Licensing Renewal Procedures
Standard




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?
None
4 years
In-person
No
No
No
Reporting Procedures
Physician/medical reporting
Immunity
Legal protection
DMV follow-up
Other reporting
Anonymity
Yes (not specified)
Yes
None
Driver is notified in writing of referral to medical advisory board.
Will accept information from courts, other DMVs, family members, and police.
None
Medical Advisory Board
Role of the MAB

MAB contact information
The medical advisory board identifies drivers with physical or mental impairments that impede their ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
Lisa Bowling
502 564-6800 x2552
502 564-6145 fax


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