These licensing standards and management guidelines have been compiled using all reasonable care, based on expert medical opinion and relevant literature, and Austroads believes them to be correct at the time of printing. However, neither Austroads nor the authors accept responsibility for any consequences arising from their application.
Health professionals should maintain an awareness of any changes in healthcare and health technology that may affect their assessment of drivers. Health professionals should also maintain an awareness of changes in the law that may affect their legal responsibilities.
Where there are concerns about a particular set of circumstances relating to ethical or legal issues, advice may be sought from the health professional’s medical defence organisation or legal advisor.
Other queries about the standards should be directed to the relevant driver licensing authority.