Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022
With respect to
conditions affecting psychosocial, mental or emotional function, the review
boards when making recommendations, and the department when taking licensing
action, may consider disorders including, but not limited to, the following:
(b) Personality disorders.
(c) Manic depressive psychosis or bi polar
(e) Dementia and organic
(f) Other mood
department may require information on functional ability including, but not
limited to, the following:
testing and orientation.
Impaired affect or mood.
Asocial, anti social or dissocial behaviors.
(e) Impulse control.
(f) Suicidal risk.
(g) Cognitive impairment.
(h) Treatment program, including medications
(a) Licensing standards. No license may be
issued to, renewed by, or held by a person who does not meet the medical review
standards for conditions affecting psychosocial, mental and emotional function
of this subsection.
standards for operator licenses. A person who applies for, renews, or holds for
an operator's license shall meet all of the following mental and emotional
1. There is no dementia
that is unresponsive to treatment.
2. There is no behavior disorder with
threatening or assaultive behavior at the time of application.
3. Any delusional system does not interfere
with safe driving, as assessed by a physician.
4. There is no suicidal tendency at the time
5. There is no
impairment of judgment that interferes with safe driving as assessed by a
6. There is no active
psychosis that interferes with safe driving, as assessed by a
There are no effects
or side effects of medication that interfere with safe driving.
Author: Lieutenant F. A. Bingham
Ala. Admin. Code r.
New Rule: Filed March 12,
1996; effective April 16, 1996.
Code of Ala.
1975, §§32 2 9, 32 6 13, as amended.