Medical Review Program
DMV is responsible for making sure that drivers are able to safely operate motor vehicles. When DMV receives a report that a driver may have a physical or mental condition that affects his ability to drive safely, a medical review of the driver may be conducted. DMV is concerned about any condition that impairs the driver’s:
- level of consciousness
- perception (vision)
- motor skills
Depending upon the situation, DMV may require you to submit a medical or vision report completed by your physician and/or to pass the two-part knowledge exam and/or road skills test.
Once the medical review is completed, DMV will decide whether to:
- suspend your driving privilege
- restrict your driving privilege
- require you to submit periodic medical and/or vision reports, or
- end the medical review with no other requirements
If DMV suspends your driving privilege as a result of medical review action, you will not be required to present legal presence proof documents to reinstate your driving privilege unless required to do so for another suspension/revocation or your license expires. Refer to the DMV publication, Medical Fitness for Safe Driving (MED 80), for more detailed information on the Medical Review Program.