Nebraska


Driver licensing agency
contact information
Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles
Nebraska State Office Building
301 Centennial Mall South
PO Box 94789
Lincoln, NE 68509-4789
www.dmv.state.ne.us
402 471-2281
Licensing Requirements
Visual acuity







Visual fields


Color vision requirement
Type of road test

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
Only for commercial drivers
The road test includes elements such as emergency stops, right turns, and left turns.
Available
20/40
20/40
20/40
20/70, if the other eye is not blind. 17 restrictions are used, depending on vision in each eye.
Yes, with acuity of 20/70 or better through the telescope.
140˚ both eyes. If less than 100˚, then license denied.
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
5 years.
In-person. Individuals who are out of state during their renewal period may renew via mail.
Yes
Only if license has been expired over 1 year or license is suspended, revoked, or cancelled.
Only if license has been expired over 1 year or license is suspended, revoked, or cancelled.
Reporting Procedures
Physician/medical reporting
Immunity
Legal protection
DMV follow-up


Other reporting
Anonymity
Reporting is encouraged but not required.
No
No
The driver is notified by certified mail that he/she must appear for retesting. The driver is also required to submit a vision and medical statement completed by his/her physician(s) within the past 90 days.
Will accept information from law enforcement officers and other concerned parties.
Not anonymous. However, the reporter’s identity remains confidential unless the driver appeals the denial or cancellation of his/her license in District Court.
Medical Advisory Board
Role of the MAB

MAB contact information
The MAB advises the DMV concerning the physical and mental ability of an applicant or holder of an operator’s license to operate a motor vehicle.
Sara O'Rourke, Driver's License Administrator
Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles
301 Centennial Mall South
PO Box 94789
Lincoln, NE 68509
Sorourke@notes.state.ne.us


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