Mississippi*


Driver licensing agency
contact information
Mississippi Department of Public Safety
Driver Services
1900 E. Woodrow Wilson
Jackson, MS 39216
www.dps.state.ms.us
601 987-1200
Licensing Requirements
Visual acuity








Visual fields


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





Minimum field requirement

Visual field testing device
None
Available
20/40
20/40
20/70 with daytime-only restriction.
Yes, with acuity of 20/50 or better through the telescope and 20/200 through the carrier lens. Also, visual field must be >105˚ and the telescope must have magnification no greater than 4X.
140˚ both eyes; one eye T 70˚,
N 35˚ with 2 outside mirrors
Not specified
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; renewal via internet permitted every other cycle
Yes
N/A
N/A
Reporting Procedures
Physician/medical reporting
Immunity
Legal protection
DMV follow-up
Other reporting
Anonymity
Permitted but not required.
No
N/A
N/A
Will accept information from courts, other DMVs, police, and family members.
N/A
Medical Advisory Board
Role of the MAB
MAB contact information
N/A
N/A

*Information was not available from this state's licensing agency. The information above was gathered from the resources listed in the beginning of chapter 8.



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