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New medical standards for commercial and private vehicle drivers.

The Medical Journal of Australia

Author: Hocking, B., Landgren, F.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2003

Abstract:

This article discusses the new guidelines for assessing the fitness of motor vehicle drivers. Assessing Fitness To Drive 2003 outlines clear medical criteria for driver capability and gives the national minimum standards for licensing drivers of commercial and private vehicles. It also outlines the legal obligations for medical practitioners and drivers. Copies of the guidelines can be obtained free from state driver licensing authorities or accessed online from the Austroads website:www.austroads.com.au.


Further Details

Pages: 276-277
Volume: 179
Issue: 6
Accession Number: 19.9.03
Keywords: Australia, assessment, safety improvement
Reads: 214
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