The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 002 : EXAMINATIONS(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 632)
§ 632. Examination required; waiver
(a) Before an operator's or a junior operator's license is issued to an applicant for the first time in this State, or before a renewal license is issued to an applicant whose previous Vermont license had expired more than three years prior to the application for renewal, the applicant shall pass a satisfactory examination, except that the Commissioner may, in his or her discretion, waive the examination when the applicant holds a chauffeur's or operator's license in force at the time of application or within one year prior to the application in some other jurisdiction where an examination is required similar to the examination required in this State.
(b) The examination shall consist of:
(1) an oral or written examination;
(2) a thorough road test; and
[Subdivision (b)(3) effective until July 1, 2020; see also subdivision (b)(3) effective July 1, 2020.]
(3) at the discretion of the Commissioner, such other examination or demonstration as he or she may prescribe.
[Subdivision (b)(3) effective July 1, 2020; see also subdivision (b)(3) effective until July 1, 2020.]
(3) at the discretion of the Commissioner, such other examination or demonstration as he or she may prescribe, including an oral eye examination.
[Subsection (c) effective July 1, 2020.]
(c) An applicant may have an individual of his or her choosing at the oral examination or road test to serve as an interpreter, including to translate any oral commands given as part of the road test. (Amended 1985, No. 118 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 2015, No. 47, § 16; 2019, No. 60, § 9; 2019, No. 60, § 24, eff. July 1, 2020.)