2011 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 31 - MOTOR VEHICLES
CHAPTER 7 - DRIVER'S LICENSES
31-7-114. Examinations.


WY Stat § 31-7-114 (1997 through Reg Sess) What's This?

(a) The division shall examine every applicant for a driver's license and instructional permit. The examination shall include a test of the applicant's eyesight, his ability to read and understand official traffic control devices, his knowledge of safe driving practices, the traffic laws of the state and may include an actual demonstration of ability to exercise ordinary and reasonable control in the operation of a motor vehicle of the type or class of vehicles to be driven.

(b) The division may waive the knowledge and driving test of any person applying for a renewal license under this act.

(c) The division shall offer an examination within each calendar month in each county.

(d) Repealed by Laws 1993, ch. 145, 2, 5.

(e) No person may be issued a commercial driver's license unless the person is a resident of this state and has passed a knowledge and skills test for driving a commercial motor vehicle as prescribed by rules and regulations of the department which shall at a minimum include the standards established by the secretary of the United States department of transportation. Except as provided in subsections (f) and (g) of this section, the tests shall be prescribed and conducted by the department. The written test for a hazardous materials endorsement shall be taken and passed if the person seeks to retain the "H" endorsement authorized under W.S. 31-7-304(a)(ii)(A).

(f) The department may authorize a person, including an agency of this or another state, an employer, a private driver training facility or other private institution, or a department, agency or instrumentality of local government including fire departments to administer the skills test specified by subsection (a) of this section, provided:

(i) The test is the same which the department would administer; and

(ii) The third party enters into an agreement with the department which complies with rules and regulations of the department which shall at a minimum include the requirements designated in rules and regulations of the United States department of transportation.

(g) The department may waive the skills test specified in subsection (e) of this section for a commercial driver license applicant who meets the requirements contained in rules and regulations of the department which shall at a minimum include the requirements designated in rules and regulations of the United States department of transportation.

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