TO ALLOW THE USE OF BIOPTIC LENSES WHEN TESTING FOR A DRIVERS LICENSE AND THE ISSUANCE OF A RESTRICTED LICENSE TO AN INDIVIDUAL THAT PASSES CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS AFTER PASSING THE DRIVERS LICENSE EYE TEST.
Amends GS 20-7 to add a new subsection regarding requirements for the issuance of a driver's license, a limited learner's permit, or a provisional driver's license to applicants who use bioptic telescopic lenses. Places the following restrictions on regular driver's licenses, limited learner's permits, and provisional driver's licenses issued to applicants using bioptic telescopic lenses on the eye test: the license or permit holder (1) is not eligible for any endorsements and (2) is only allowed to drive from one-half hour after sunrise until one-half hour before sunset. Applicants issued a driver's license after using bioptic lenses for the eye test may drive at night if specified conditions are met. Provides details on license issuance by Division of Motor Vehicles locations.
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