Virginia has one of the most stringent driver’s license tests in the country, according to a recent study. Virginia ranked sixth, behind Maryland (third), Massachusetts (second) and the state of Washington (first). Washington, D.C. was ranked eighth hardest. Siegfried & Jensen, a Utah-based personal injury law firm, produced the study by analyzing driver handbooks in all 50 states and D.C. The Commonwealth’s “knowledge test” ranked as the most difficult, requiring a score of 86. Maryland was a close second at 85. The road portion of the test for Virginia also is one of the toughest, with 17 elements. The state of Washington has the most difficult test, with 19 road elements. Virginia’s overall test difficulty score was 71. The state of Washington’s overall score was 80.
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Bill Wyatt holds a B.S. in Telecommunications from Radford University. He is a radio and television station owner, journalist, broadcaster, web designer, and media consultant.