Medical Requirements for Drivers

Medical Requirements for Drivers

Here are the most recent jurisdiction surveys related to medical requirements for drivers

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There have been several surveys related to medical requirements for drivers. All surveys have additional questions that provide more information. Full details of these surveys can be found at: aamva.org/Survey/User/Search.aspx.

Substance Use Disorder – Medical Review Practices
[24 responses]

Does your jurisdiction review substance use disorder?

Yes: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
No: • • • • • • • •

Medic Alert on Licenses/IDs [34 responses]

Does your state offer medical alerts on driver licenses and IDs?

Yes: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
No: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Re-examination Process Review [30 responses]

Does your jurisdiction employ licensed medical professionals (doctor, nurse, etc.) to review medical and vision certificates to determine course of action (e.g. require testing, cancellation of driving privilege, continued licensure?)

Yes: • • • • • • • • •
No: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Does your jurisdiction require testing if an individual displays signs of a cognitive, mental or physical impairment that may affect their driving ability?

Yes: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
No: • • • •
No response provided: • •

Does your jurisdiction conduct specialized testing for individuals with visual/mental/physical impairments?

Yes: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
No: • • • • • • • • • • • •
No response provided:

Are all your examiners (front-line and examiner) certified to evaluate customers’ ability to drive safely and to conduct re-examination drive testing?

Yes: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
No: • • • • • • • • • • • • •
No response provided:

Does your jurisdiction issue a temporary license or permit to a driver with a temporary medical condition without conducting any tests?

Yes: • • • • •
No: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
No response provided: • •


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