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Is the chart used for driver's license vision tests the same in all states?

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The chart used for driver's license vision tests follows a similar sequence of sizing for letters, but the actual letters or numbers on the chart may vary in each state. The standard chart is a variation of the Snellen eye chart that features 11 rows of capital letters.

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The standard eye chart includes the largest letters showcased on the top row and the smallest letters on the bottom row. During an eye exam at a state Department of Motor Vehicle's office, individuals must name the letters they can see clearly. State standards may vary, but in most states within the United States, a driver with 20/40 or greater vision in both eyes can receive a license that does not require restrictions such as the use of corrective lenses.

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