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Motorist Sues for Interpreter on Written Test

On Behalf of | Jul 25, 2015 | Blog, Driver's Licenses, News


An Italian immigrant is suing the Rhode Island Department of Motor Vehicles for refusing to translate the written driver’s license exam or allow for an interpreter. Federal law requires any agency receiving federal funds to accommodate folks with limited English proficiency.

Apparently Rhode Island’s DMV will only allow the motorist to take the exam in English, Spanish or Portuguese.