Ala. Admin. Code r. 760-X-20-.11 - Conditions Affecting Peripheral Vascular Function

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022

(1) With respect to conditions affecting peripheral vascular function, the review boards when making recommendations, and the department when taking licensing action, may consider disorders including, but not limited to, the following:
(a) Thrombophlebitis.
(b) Thromboangilitis obliterans.
(c) Arteriosclerosis or atherosclerosis.
(d) Any impairment of peripheral circulation.
(2) The department may require information on functional ability including, but not limited to, the following:
(a) Tissue ischemia.
(b) Pain.
(c) Weakness.
(d) Impaired mobility.
(e) Numbness.
(f) Procedures that a person undergoes to correct a peripheral vascular condition and that temporarily impair functional ability, such as a surgical procedure.
(g) Medication effects and side effects.
(3)
(a) Licensing standards. No license may be issued to, renewed by, or held by a person who fails to meet the medical review standards for peripheral vascular function of this subsection.
(b) Medical standards for operator licenses. A person who applies for, renews, or holds for an operator's license shall meet all of the following peripheral vascular function criteria:
1. The person compensates adequately for any limitations in mobility or circulation in operating a motor vehicle.
2. There is no fatigue, weakness, muscle spasm or tremor at rest sufficient to impair safe driving, as assessed by a physician or determined through a driving evaluation.
3. There are no symptoms of the condition while the person is at rest.
4. There are no effects of medication that interfere with safe driving.

Author: Lieutenant F. A. Bingham

Notes

Ala. Admin. Code r. 760-X-20-.11
New Rule: Filed March 12, 1996; effective April 16, 1996.

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยงยง32 2 9, 32 6 13, as amended.

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