Driver's License Information

DISCLAIMER:
Prescott Vision & Eye Surgery is not affiliated with any state or local motor vehicle division. We are not responsible for any information that may be construed as "misinformation." Although we base this information on standards set by the department of motor vehicle, we recommend visiting your local motor vehicle office for exact standards. Utilize this information at your own discretion.

Click here to open and print the MVD Vision Exam Form.

The following standards must be met in order for you to pass your MVD Vision Exam.

STANDARD DRIVER'S LICENSE:

  • Visual Acuity - A person shall have a best corrected visual acuity of 20/40 in at least one eye.
  • Field of Vision - Field of vision shall be 70 degrees or greater temporally and  35 degrees or greater nasally in at least one eye.

RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE:

  • A person with best corrected vision of 20/50 or 20/60, when using both eyes, shall be restricted to daytime driving only.
  • A person with monocular vision and a visual acuity of 20/50 or worse does not qualify for licensure.
  • A person with binocular vision of 20/70 or worse does not qualify for licensure.

COMMERCIAL DRIVERS LICENSE:

  • Visual Acuity - A person shall have a best corrected visual acuity of 20/40 in each eye.
  • Visual Field - Field of vision must be at least 70 degrees in each eye and in each direction.
  • Restrictions - A person with monocular vision is not eligible for commercial drivers license.