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67 Pa. Code § 82.2. Medical reports.

§ 82.2. Medical reports.

 (a)  Medical Unit. The Department’s Medical Unit receives over 40,000 reports each year from the medical community regarding individuals who have a medical condition which may affect their ability to drive safely.

 (b)  Reports. Those reports originate from physicians, nurses, hospitals, emergency rooms, trauma units, rehabilitation facilities and other care takers.

 (c)  Processing of reports by Medical Unit. When these reports are received, they are reviewed and evaluated on a case by case basis by the Medical Unit. The Medical Unit reviews the information provided in relation to the medical regulations formulated by the Medical Advisory Board.

 (d)  Action by the Medical Unit. Upon careful evaluation of the information, the Medical Unit takes one of the following actions.

   (1)  Recall the driving privilege.

   (2)  Restore the driving privilege.

   (3)  Add medical restrictions to the driving privilege.

   (4)  Delete medical restrictions from the driving privilege.

   (5)  Request additional examinations, such as a medical examination or a driver’s test.

   (6)  Take no action.

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