Florida Senate - 2011                                    SB 1974
       By Senator Hill
       1-01073-11                                            20111974__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to driver’s license examinations;
    3         amending s. 322.12, F.S.; providing requirements for
    4         examination questions pertaining to traffic
    5         regulations relating to blind pedestrians; providing
    6         an effective date.
    8  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   10         Section 1. Subsection (6) is added to section 322.12,
   11  Florida Statutes, to read:
   12         322.12 Examination of applicants.—
   13         (6) Each examination given for a Class E driver’s license
   14  or a commercial driver’s license under this section must include
   15  one question testing the applicant’s knowledge of traffic
   16  regulations to assist blind persons. To pass the examination,
   17  the applicant must answer that question on the examination
   18  correctly. In developing questions under this subsection, the
   19  department shall emphasize pedestrian right of way when a driver
   20  is making a right turn at an intersection.
   21         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2011.