Topic

LGV MEDICALS

EYESIGHT

All Driver's must be able to read a car number plate from a distance of 20 metres. If you need glasses to do this then they must also be worn during the test

VISUAL ACUILTY

Visual acuity must be at least 0.8 (6/7.5) in the better eye and at least 0.1 (6/60) in the other eye. As with the driving test, glasses or contact lenses can be worn as long as the glasses have a correction power of no more than 8 dioptres

MEDICAL TESTS

DOCTOR

You maybe refused a licence to drive large goods vehicles if you suffer or have suffered from any of the following:

Diabetes
Hearts problems
Suffered a stroke recently
Vertigo
Parkinson's disease
Nerve disorders
Mental disorders
Alcohol/drug dependency
Epilepsy