In this section of ChORUS, you'll find state-by-state information pertaining to driver licensing policies and procedures. Since each state handles driver licensing and assessments differently, it's important to be prepared for the specific requirements you'll encounter. Drivers, caregivers, licensing authorities, researchers and others are likely to find this section especially useful. Note that at the top of the list of resources are databases, matrices, research reports, etc. that deal with licensing policies on a national basis (e.g., AAA's Digest of Motor Laws, which contains information for all states); subsequently, state information is presented in alphabetical order by state.

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Pennsylvania’s DOT website offers helpful links for mature drivers. Information can be found on driver safety tips, retired status registration and...

Just Drive PA offers information and links regarding older drivers and their safety. The website also provides a list of older driver safety tips...

This website is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Bureau of Driver Licensing. This .pdf gives information to drivers who...

Rhode Island’s Division of Motor Vehicles website states that residents 75 years of age and older licenses are valid for two years.

South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles website states that residents 65 years of age and older are only eligible for a five year credential.

Helpful resource from SD Dept. of Public Safety regarding older driver licensing, self-assessments, mobility options, and more.  

TRB's Transportation Research E-Circular 211: Taxonomy and Terms for Stakeholders in Senior Mobility provides terminology that transportation...

Tennessee’s Department of Transportation put together a .pdf resource for family and caregivers of seniors in the state. It covers several topics...

Tennessee’s Traffic Safety website offers information for senior drivers and links to senior driver public transportation throughout the state.

Texas’s Department of Public Safety has information on its website regarding driver license renewal requirements for residents of the state. There’s...

AAA’s website states that Utah requires its residents to renew their licenses and pass a vision test every five years and that there are no...

This website is an educational site to refresh driving skills or for individuals seeking a driver’s license in Virginia with a focus on teens. It...

This article states that beginning January 1, 2015, drivers 75 and over will have to renew their license in person every five years in Virginia.

Virginia’s Department of Motor Vehicles’ website gives information regarding safe driving courses and GrandDriver for mature drivers in the state. It...

DC’s Department of Motor Vehicles lists several safety tips for older drivers in the nation’s capital. Managing chronic conditions, driving under...

Washington State Department of Licensing resource for older drivers.

Washington State Department of Licensing’s website suggests that residents consider taking a collision prevention course and it details what the...

AAA’s website states that West Virginia requires its residents to renew their licenses and pass a vision test every five years and that there are no...

Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Senior Drivers’ webpage states that “One out of every three licensed drivers is over the age of 55....

Summary of Wyoming policies and regulations for older driver licensing

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