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Driver Licences

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 1 June 2021

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Ceisteanna (247)

Darren O'Rourke

Ceist:

247. Deputy Darren O'Rourke asked the Minister for Transport the health restrictions, including vision requirements for persons applying for a bus or HGV driver licence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29751/21]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Transport)

An applicant for a Group 2 (bus and/or truck) driving licence must meet the minimum physical and mental fitness and eyesight standards specified in Schedules 6 and 7 of the Road Traffic (Licensing of Drivers) Regulations 2006 (SI 537 of 2006), as amended.

Detailed information on the standards can be found in the latest version of the Sláinte agus Tiomáint Medical Fitness to Drive Guidelines, available on the National Office of Traffic Medicine website: www.rcpi.ie/traffic-medicine. The Guidelines were updated in April 2021.

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