|Driver licensing agency
|Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles
286 Main Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
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
20/40 in better eye
Unknown. (However, bioptic telescopes are mentioned in regulations.)
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?
At age 70, the renewal cycle is reduced to 2 years.
|Any physician who diagnoses a physical or mental condition which, in the physician’s judgement, will significantly impair the person’s ability to safely operate a motor vehicle may voluntarily report the person’s name and other information relevant to the condition to the medical advisory board within the Registry of Motor Vehicles.
Any physician reporting in good faith and exercising due care shall have immunity from any liability, civil or criminal. No cause of action may be brought against any physician for not making a report.
Driver is notified in writing of referral.
Will accept information from courts, other DMVs, police, and family members.
|Role of the MAB||The MAB advises the Division of Motor Vehicles on medical issues regarding individual drivers. Actions are based on the recommendation of the majority.|
*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.