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TITLE Fitness to drive. Proposal for some changes in the Regeling eisen geschiktheid 2000   201007E Fitness to drive.pdf (209.7 KB)
Document ID LIB647
Document type Scientific advisory body opinion/advice
Issue date 29/04/2010
Document reference 978-90-5549-802-4
Original language of the document Dutch
Full text available in EN (209.7 KB)
Document produced by Health Council of the Netherlands organisation visiting card
Document uploaded by Mitra Javanmardi
Health Council of the Netherlands
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  • Health


Short description  This report explores the clinical pictures of some diseases: For chronic heart failure, it is proposed that the existing regulations be relaxed for normal driving licences. For disorders of consciousness, there is an extensive description of the various aspects involved. The chapter on multiple sclerosis, clarifies and strengthens implementation critera. For intracranial tumours some specifications are made for benign tumours. Progress in the diagnosis and treatment of TIA and stroke justify a relaxation of the rules. Finally, there are descriptions and comments of autism spectrum disorders, inasmuch as this clinical picture affects the relationship with fitness to drive.
Abstract (focusing on the key recommendations)  On 17 July 2007, the Minister of Transport, Public Works and Water Management requested advisory reports on two issues.
The first issue concerns the rules concerning cerebral venous malformation described in the chapter on tumours and circulatory disorders in the Regeling eisen geschiktheid 2000 (Fitness Criteria Regulations 2000). The Health Council of the Netherlands published an advisory lett ...

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