Qualifications To Receive Driver Permit

The requirements below must be met for the L.F.U.C.G. and for insurance purposes, to be able to become a taxi driver with Bluegrass Cab.

  1. BASICS:
    1. Must be at least 23 years of age.
    2. Must have a valid Kentucky driver’s
    3. Must be able to pass an O.T. physical.
    4. Must have at least 3 years of driving experience.
    5. Must pass a company driving evaluation.
    1. Must not have had more than one preventable accident in the past five years.
    2. Must have two full subsequent years with no violations if driver’s license was ever suspended or revoked.
    3. Must not have more than four administrative points in past 12 months or fourteen administrative points in past 5 years.
    1. No felony convictions of any kind in the past 5 years.
    2. No misdemeanor convictions in the past year.
    3. No pending criminal charges.
    4. No convictions that would indicate a pattern of involvement with alcohol, illegal drugs, violence, or dishonesty.

LexCab can deny applications for failing to meet any of the requirements above. The Commissioner of Public Safety must approve all applications. They may consider other factors for possible rejection.

Application Instructions

1.   Filling out the application:

  • Application must be printed and filled out completely and honestly.
  • You must have references’ first and last names.
  • You must provide references’ full address, zip codes, and phone numbers (with area codes. )

2.   When getting the Motor Vehicle Record (M.V.R.):

  • Take a $3.00 credit/ debit card or money order payment.
  • Make sure to ask for a 5 year V.R.
  • In case you have an accident on your V.R. please get a copy of the accident report (regardless of who is at fault.)
  • TheV.R. office is located at 1591 Winchester Rd. Suite 103 Lexington

3.   When getting the criminal history:

  • Take $22.00 cash (Must be exact amount) and your driver’s license or online.
  • The Office of Records is located at 1001 Vandalay Drive, Frankfort.

 Online Requests: AOCFastCheck  WEB ADDRESS IS :   courts.ky.gov    or   kcoj.kycourts.net

  •  AOCFastCheck is an online portal for obtaining criminal record reports. You have two online options:
  •  AOCFastCheck lets you order criminal record reports and retrieve the results online when your request has been processed.
  •  One-Time Request lets you place a single order and receive the report by U.S. mail.
  •  Criminal record reports are processed in the order in which they are received and response times will vary depending on the volume of requests.

 In-Person Requests

  •  You may request a criminal record report in person by drive-thru window at the Administrative Office of the Courts, 1001 Vandalay Drive, Frankfort.
  •  Drive-Thru Hours:

Monday - Friday (except state holidays)

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  •  In-Person Processing Time:

Requests of 10 or more will take at least one hour to process.

  •  Accepted forms of Payment:

American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa credit cards and most debit cards.

 Cash, check or money order made payable to Kentucky State Treasurer.

 Payment in cash must be exact amount (no change given).

 4.   When getting 2 Passport Photos:

  • Cost is approximately $10.00.
  • Can be taken at Meijer, Rite Aid, Walgreens etc.

5.   When getting Physical Exam:

  • Cost is $40.00 to $50.00 at Baptist Health Lexington or other medical facility.
  • Have eyeglasses or contact lenses current and any prescriptions up to date.