The Kansas driver’s test tool is the first of its kind to offer English and Spanish options. (Kansas Department of Revenue)
Spanish-speaking Kansans can practice for their driver’s test in their first language by using a newly developed Alexa skill.
The tool, released by the Kansas Department of Revenue in partnership with the Information Network of Kansas, is the first driver’s license practice test in the nation to accommodate both English and Spanish speakers.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, limited-English-speaking families make up 24.7% of Kansas households.
“Expanding this service helps us provide a driver’s practice exam to more people while increasing awareness of roadway safety in Kansas,” said revenue secretary Mark Burghart. “In addition, this tool helps deliver the practice curriculum in a manner suited for audio-visual learners.”
The Alexa skill originally was released in English in 2019 and is now available for Spanish speakers on Amazon.
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