FITNESS TO DRIVERS * Australia - GUIDANCE TO BE ON ROADS
* ACT - Updated driver medical standards from 1 October 2016
Assessing Fitness to Drive for commercial and private vehicle drivers... AFD is a joint publication of the National Transport Commission (NTC) and Austroads, which includes standards for private and commercial drivers of heavy and light vehicles as well as motor bikes... Chief Executive of the NTC, Paul Retter said the new edition would give health professionals the best available information to help them discuss driving with their patients and assess their patients' ability to drive safely... Nick Koukoulas, Chief Executive of Austroads, said doctors and other health professionals use Assessing Fitness to Drive to advise driver licensing authorities about how their patients' health and medical conditions might affect their ability to drive. The driver licensing authority considers this advice in their decision about an individual's licence status...
Canberra, ACT, Australia - Big Rigs - 1st Sep 2016