Driving license is compulsorya document for any car enthusiast. To get it you need not only to take exams, but also to visit a medical institution and submit a certificate of health. Who and when do I need to undergo a physical examination? What kind of specialists should I visit?
To pass a commission in a medical institutionIt is necessary at primary reception of a driving license of any category for admission to examinations. You will need help and to restore or update the driver's license. Visiting physicians is necessary for obtaining international rights, and when returning documents after being forfeited for a certain period of time, an admission to driving. You can pass specialists in any medical institution that has a license to provide services of this category. Medical board for drivers includes a visit to a psychiatrist, narcologist, neurologist, otolaryngologist, ophthalmologist, surgeon and therapist. Women will also need to undergo gynecology.
To do this, you will need a passport, a military ticket andtwo photos. If, for health reasons, driving is carried out using eyeglasses or contact lenses that correct vision, this should be reported to the oculist during the examination. Of course, a physical examination can be done using eye-improving accessories. In this case, a note is made in the reference with the indication of the means used, i.e. glasses or lenses.
A medical certificate for the driver is valid threeyear (for females under 50 and males for 55 years). After reaching the specified age, the examination is necessary once every two years. There are restrictions on the state of health, under which it is mandatory to conduct a physical check on the driver's license once a year, regardless of the patient's age.
Who will not receive a certificate for driving?
The main purpose of medical examinations to obtaindriver's license - an assessment of the health status of a potential participant in the traffic. Even a layman understands that some diseases make it much more difficult to drive. Despite this, even a driver with a disability can undergo a medical check-up and get a certificate. However, you can not get a certificate from people who have problems with alcohol and drugs or who suffer from mental illness. Also, it is impossible to become a driver if there are severe pathologies of the upper or lower extremities, severe hearing and visual impairment. Physical examination foresees the detection of chronic diseases of the cardiovascular and nervous systems, evaluation of the functioning of the vestibular apparatus and the general physical and psychological state of the candidate for drivers. In the detection of certain diseases or special circumstances, the patient may be refused a certificate of admission to the management of the vehicle.
You do not have to pay a fine for an expired medical certificate. The enigmatic consequence is the inability to obtain rights or restore them in case of loss or theft.