Bioptic Lens Training/ Evaluations A person whose visual acuity is less than 20/60 but better than 20/200 using spectacles, contact lenses, or the carrier portion of bioptic spectacles shall be considered eligible for a driver's license if the person is not otherwise disqualified from having a driver's license. Any person required to wear a bioptic lens must complete a driver's education program and then test at the license bureau (Dept. of Driver Services) [Code Section 40-5-27] Please register for the Driver's Education package on the Registration page.
Senior Driver/ Disabled Driver Evaluations AA Academy will provide a comprehensive evaluation of current driving skills and determine what is needed for the driver to continue driving safely. We provide refresher courses for these drivers to further sharpen his or her skills and evaluate risks or concerns. Information may be provided regarding driving retirement and alternative modes of transportation, if needed.
Who Needs a Senior Driver Evaluation? You may consider using our program for one or several of the following reasons: *If you have had a medical condition that could affect your driving abilities *Change in your vision *Recently moved into a new city *You most recently have become the primary driver *Family, friends, doctors, police, or others have told you that you should not be driving *If there has been a long period since you drove last *If you have been diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer's Disease *If you are noticing mental and physical changes because of your age or disability *To gain or re-gain your confidence
How Often do I need to take the Evaluation? Senior drivers should take the evaluation every 6 months, or more often, as a circumstance may change in the senior driver's life requiring an earlier evaluation. Please register for a Behind the Wheel package on the Registration page.