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GP medicals for elderly drivers won't make our roads safer

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Dr. Wilcox is correct and there is extensive evidence based medical literature and studies to confirm this view. Other than diagnosing medical disorders which are absolutes preventing driving, there is nothing a GP can perform in a standard medical office which correlates to 'fitness (or safety) to drive'. There is also case law whereby physicians have been held part responsible for MVAs caused by patients subsequently found to be 'unfit to drive'.

Posted date

22 Nov 2017

Posted time

4:45pm

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