23.3.211 OTHER INFORMATION RESULTING IN CHANGE OF STATUS OF DRIVER'S LICENSE
person who indicates that he has suffered from fainting or dizzy spells,
epilepsy or epileptic type seizures, heart trouble or paralysis must furnish
the Motor Vehicles Division information from a medical doctor as follows:
(a) For fainting or dizzy spells a report must
be submitted if the last occurrence was within the preceding 5 years.
(b) For epilepsy or epileptic type seizures, a
report must be submitted regardless of date of occurrence.
(c) For heart ailments, a report must be
submitted if the last treatment was within the preceding 3 years.
(d) For paralysis, a report must be submitted
only if the examiner determines it is necessary.
(2) A person who indicates he suffers from a
physical or mental defect that would make it difficult to operate a vehicle
must submit a medical report only if the examiner determines it is necessary.
(3) A person whose physical appearance or
conduct at the time of driver license renewal or application indicates a
medical or mental problem may be requested by the examiner to submit a report
on the condition and/or may be required by the examiner to complete the driving
portion of the examination or both.
(4) A person who has been reported to the Motor
Vehicles Division as having a physical, mental, visual or driving skills
problem may be requested to furnish the Division with an appropriate report
concerning the condition, and/or may be requested to complete the entire
examination or both if the staff determines it is necessary. (Form DES-1004,
(5) Medical questions arising from the above
items may be submitted to the State Health Officer for assistance in
determining appropriate action.
History: Sec. 44-1-103 MCA; IMP, 61-5-105(8), 61-5-111(2) and 61-5-207, Eff. 12/31/72; AMD, Eff. 12/5/76: AMD, 1983 MAR p. 853, Eff. 7/15/83.