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Slainte agus Tiomaint: Medical Fitness to Drive Guidelines (Group 1 and 2 Drivers)

Author: National Programme Office for Traffic Medicine Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI)/Road Safety Authority (RSA)

Publication Year: 2020


Part A: General information
Chapter 1
1. Introduction
Part B: Medical fitness to drive
Chapter 2 Neurological disorders
Chapter 3 Cardiovascular disorders
Chapter 4 Diabetes Mellitus
Chapter 5 Psychiatric disorders
Chapter 6 Part 1 Alcohol misuse and dependence
Chapter 6 Part 2 Drugs misuse and dependence
Chapter 7 Visual disorders
Chapter 8 Renal disorders
Chapter 9 Respiratory and sleep disorders
Chapter 10 Miscellaneous Conditions and Driving with Disabilities
Useful resources
Driver Advisory Form
Summary of Medical Amendments


This publication summarises Irish medical guidelines of fitness to drive.

The information in these Guidelines are intended to assist doctors and other healthcare professionals in advising their patients on fitness to drive, requirements for reporting to their National Driver Licence Service, and guidance on review of stability, progression or improvement of these conditions.

Format Download
Keywords clinical guidelines, driving
Publisher RSA
Classification driving
Edition 9th ed
Pages 130
Categories: Reports, Irish Content
External Link
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