COMAR 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;

(6) A condition that causes you to have dizzy spells, fainting, or blackouts;

(7) Sleep apnea or narcolepsy;

(8) A history of traumatic brain injury (TBI);

(9) A condition that causes weakness, shaking, or numbness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet that may affect your ability to drive;

(10) A hand, arm, foot, or leg, that is absent, amputated, or has a loss of function that may affect your ability to drive;

(11) An eye problem which prevents a corrected minimum visual acuity of 20/70 in at least one eye or binocular field of vision of at least 110 degrees;

(12) Alcohol use problem;

(13) Drug use problem;

(14) A mental health condition that may affect your ability to drive;

(15) Schizophrenia; or

(16) Dementia.

B. The Administrator may include with the application for, or renewal of, a Maryland driver's license, an information insert containing the list of reportable physical or mental conditions indicated in §A of this regulation, and remind the individual of the individual's responsibility to indicate on the application if the individual has been treated for a reportable physical or mental condition.

C. Upon application for, or renewal of, a driver's license, the applicant shall answer any question submitted by the Administration pertaining to any disorders affecting the applicant's ability to drive.

D. Upon diagnosis of a medical condition listed in §A of this regulation, a licensee shall notify the Administration.

Effective March 28, 2016

CAS:aw 11April2016

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