What special provisions do SLC member states have for elderly drivers?
|State||Length of regular renewal cycle||Older drivers - accelerated renewal||Older drivers - other provisions|
|Florida||8 years||6 years for people 80 and older||renewal applicants 80 and older must pass a vision test administered at any driver's license office or if applying by mail or electronically must pass a vision test administered by a licensed physician or optometrist. Florida allows only two successive renewals may be made electronically or by mail, regardless of age|
|Georgia||5 or 8 years||5 years for people 60 and older||vision test for people 64 and older|
|Louisiana||4 years||none||mail renewal not available to people 70 and older and to people whose prior renewal was by mail|
|Mississippi||4 or 8 years, at the option of the driver||none||none|
|Missouri||6 years||3 years for drivers 70 and older and 21 and younger||none|
|North Carolina||8 years||5 years for drivers 66 and older||people 60 and older are not required to parallel park in the road test|
|Oklahoma||4 years||none||license fee is reduced for drivers 62-64 and is waived for drivers 65 and older. Mail renewal is available only if the preceding issuance or renewal was done in person by the applicant, regardless of age|
|South Carolina||10 years, and vision test every 5 years||5 years for drivers 65 and older||vision test required for people 65 and older|
|Tennessee||5 years||none||fees are reduced for drivers 60 and older and licenses issued to people 65 and older do not expire|
|Texas||6 years||2 years for drivers 85 and older||mail or electronic renewal not available to people 79 and older|
|Virginia||8 years||none||vision test required for people 80 and older|
|West Virginia||5 years||none||none|
Source: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (accessed February 20, 2014)
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