Doctors should decide who drives

THE State Opposition is calling for changes to national driving laws that require regional road users with certain medical needs to get their licence renewed in Adelaide.

In 2017, there were sweeping changes to the national Assessing Fitness to Drive guidelines, particularly for those drivers with certain medical conditions. For some regional drivers, it means having to find a friend or relative to drive them to Adelaide to undertake a specialist review, rather than visit the local GP who would have their files on record.

 

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