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11.17.03.00.htm 11.17.03.00. Title 11 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Subtitle 17 MOTOR VEHICLE ADMINISTRATION ― DRIVER LICENSING AND IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENTS Chapter 03 Physical and Mental Condition Authority: Transportation Article, §12-104(b) 16-106, 16-110, 16-118, 16-119, 16-206, and 16-208, Annotated Code of Maryland
11.17.03.01.htm 11.17.03.01. 01 Physical Condition of Applicant.. A. Pursuant to the Maryland Vehicle Law and these regulations, the Administrator shall obtain information regarding the physical and mental condition of an individual who seeks to drive on the highways of this State.B. Drivers of Commercial Motor Vehicles.. 1) Drivers of commercial vehicles shall meet the physical qualifications in §B(2)4) of this regulation.2) Interstate Operations. Interstate drivers of commercial motor vehicles s
11.17.03.02.htm 11.17.03.02. 02 Disorders Reported by Physicians or Other Authorized Persons.. A. Under Transportation Article, §16-119, Annotated Code of Maryland, any physician and any other person authorized to diagnose, detect, or treat the following disorders, may report to the Administration and to the subject of the report, in writing, the full name, date of birth, and address of each individual 15 years old or older who has a disorder that:1) Is characterized by lapses of consciousness; or.
11.17.03.02-1.htm 11.17.03.02-1. 02-1 Disorders Reported by Applicant or Licensee.. A. A licensee or an applicant for a driver’s license shall notify the Administration if the licensee or applicant is diagnosed as having any of the following:1) Diabetes that has caused a low blood sugar episode requiring assistance from another person in the last 6 months;2) Epilepsy;. 3) Seizure;. 4) A heart condition that has caused a loss of consciousness in the past 6 months;. 5) Stroke;.
11.17.03.03.htm 11.17.03.03. 03 Procedures When a Certain Physical or Mental Condition Is Indicated.. Upon receipt of an application for a driver’s license, or renewal of a driver’s license, on which an individual has indicated that the individual has been treated for any of the listed disorders, or when an individual is referred to the Medical Advisory Board by the Administrator for any other reason, the Administration shall follow the procedures set forth below:A. The Administration may
11.17.03.04.htm 11.17.03.04. 04 Medical Advisory Board Guidelines.. A. The Medical Advisory Board shall follow the guidelines set forth in §B―J of this regulation when making a recommendation to the Administration.B. Cardiovascular Impairments.. 1) Contraindications. Contraindications for the safe operation of a motor vehicle under any circumstance may include, but are not limited to:a) Unstable angina;. b) Recovering from myocardial infarction of less than 4 weeks duration;.
11.17.03.05.htm 11.17.03.05. 05 Procedures when Suspension or Refusal is Recommended.. If the Medical Advisory Board recommends suspension or refusal of a driving privilege, and the recommendation is followed by the Administration, a letter shall be sent by first class mail to the individual, stating:A. When the suspension or refusal becomes effective;. B. The reasons for the suspension or refusal;. C. When licensure will be reconsidered;. D. That an administrative hearing may be requested in writing;.
11.17.03.06.htm 11.17.03.06. 06 Procedures when a Suspension or a Refusal is Continued.. The provisions set forth in Regulation .05 of this chapter also apply when the Administration, based upon a recommendation of the Medical Advisory Board, continues a suspension or refusal.
11.17.03.07.htm 11.17.03.07. 07 Procedures when a Hearing is Requested.. A. If an individual requests an administrative hearing after a decision of the Administration based upon a recommendation of the Medical Advisory Board, the Administration, except as provided in §B of this regulation, shall inform the individual of all records and documents considered by the Medical Advisory Board, including their source and the dates of examinations or treatments from which they were prepared, and the in
11.17.03.08.htm 11.17.03.08. 08 Emergency Suspension.. A. If the physical or mental condition of an individual indicates there is a likelihood of substantial and immediate danger and harm to the individual or others if the individual's license is continued pending evaluation by the Medical Advisory Board, then the individual's driving privileges shall be suspended pursuant to the provisions of Transportation Article, §16-206, Annotated Code of Maryland. The physical or mental condition may come to th
11.17.03.09.htm 11.17.03.09. 09 Records of the Medical Advisory Board ― Used for Driver Safety Research.. A. In addition to using the records of the Medical Advisory Board to determine the qualifications of an individual to drive, the Administration may use information contained within those records for the purpose of driver safety research.B. Records of the Medical Advisory Board are confidential, except as provided under Transportation Article, §16-118 and 16-119, Annotated Code of Mary
11.17.03.9999.htm 11.17.03.9999. Administrative History Effective date: February 4, 1976 (3:3 Md. R. 152). Regulations .01, .02, .04, .06, and .08 amended effective September 22, 1978 (5:19 Md. R. 1446) ―. Chapter revised effective January 23, 1981 (8:2 Md. R. 114). Regulations .01, .02, .04, and .05 amended effective June 21, 1982 (9:12 Md. R. 1224). Regulation .01 amended, Regulation .02 repealed, and new Regulations .02 and .02-1 adopted as an emergency provision effective October 27, 1986 (13:24
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