601 KAR 12:020.
Expired, transferred, or suspended driver's license; retesting requirements.
RELATES TO: KRS
186.401, 186.412, 186.440(8), 186.480
AUTHORITY: KRS 186.400(1)
FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: This administrative regulation requires a driver
whose Kentucky driver's license has been expired or whose driving privilege has
been withdrawn for a period in excess of one (1) year to demonstrate pursuant
to KRS 186.480 that he is able to safely operate a motor vehicle. It establishes
that the testing provisions of KRS 186.480 may be waived for a Kentucky
resident who holds a valid driver's license issued by another jurisdiction and
who is applying to transfer his driver's license to Kentucky. It further
requires proof that a driving privilege withdrawal period has ended prior to
Section 1. (1)
Any person whose driving privilege has been expired for a period in excess of
one (1) year shall be required to comply with KRS 186.480(1) as a part of the
process for applying for restoration of his driving privilege.
(2) A person
whose Kentucky driver's license has been expired for a period of one (1) year
shall make application for renewal pursuant to KRS 186.412.
Testing pursuant to KRS 186.480 may be waived for the following Kentucky
driver's license applicants:
(1) A Kentucky
resident with a valid driver's license issued by another licensing
(2) A person
whose Kentucky driving privilege has been withdrawn, suspended, or revoked for
a period of one (1) year or less.
Section 3. A
person whose driving privilege has been withdrawn, denied, suspended,
cancelled, or revoked in any state or licensing jurisdiction shall not be
issued a Kentucky driver's license until proof of clearance or termination of
the driving privilege withdrawal from the state or licensing jurisdiction
withdrawing the driving privilege has been submitted to the Transportation
Section 4. This
administrative regulation shall not validate:
(1) A driver's
license which has expired; or
privilege which has been withdrawn, denied, suspended, canceled, or revoked.
(PSfty-DL-1; 1 Ky.R. 1038; eff. 6-11-75; 14 Ky.R. 485; eff. 10-2-87; 23 Ky.R.
2855; eff. 3-4-97.)