§ 82.1. Medical program.
(a) Scope/minimum standards. Drivers in this Commonwealth shall meet minimum standards to be qualified to drive. The medical program balances public safety with the individuals need for independence and autonomy.
(b) Medical Advisory Board. Medical standards are developed in conjunction with the Medical Advisory Board to insure that the Commonwealth does not restrict the independence and autonomy of the individual driver. At the same time, the Medical Advisory Boards standards are designed to identify and recall the driving privilege of the individuals who represent an appreciable safety risk.
(c) Physical examination and medical reporting. The drivers first interaction with the medical program begins with the physical examination necessary for the issuance of the learners permit. In addition, the Department administers a medical reporting program which includes reports from the medical community and reports from others.
No part of the information on this site may be reproduced for profit or sold for profit.
This material has been drawn directly from the official Pennsylvania Code full text database. Due to the limitations of HTML or differences in display capabilities of different browsers, this version may differ slightly from the official printed version.