Vermont


Driver licensing agency
contact information
Vermont Agency of Transportation
Department of Motor Vehicles
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05603-0001
www.aot.state.vt.us
802 828-2000
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
There are restrictions for clients who wear glasses or contact lenses and for those who utilize biopic telescopes.
20/40
20/40
20/40
20/40 in better eye.
Yes, with a daytime driving only restriction and vehicle weight restriction (10,000 lbs.). Also, the client must pass a road test.
Each eye 60˚; 60˚ external and 60˚ nasal for one eye only.
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
2-4 years
By mail and in person.
No
No
No
Reporting Procedures
Physician/medical reporting
Immunity
Legal protection
DMV follow-up
Other reporting

Anonymity
Physicians may provide information to the DMV only with the permission of the patient.
No
No
Driver is notified of the referral by mail.
Will accept information from courts, other DMVs, police, concerned citizens, or family members. The letter must be signed.
Not anonymous or confidential. However, the reporter’s identity is held confidential until a hearing is requested by the client.
Medical Advisory Board
Role of the MAB Vermont no longer retains a medical advisory board.


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