Dark Transport Ministry ordered! Do not issue a driver's license. People with epilepsy Identified a dangerous disease while driving
January 25th Mr Peerapol Thawornsuparoen, Director-General of the Department of Road Transport (TEC), has revealed this The Council of the Medical Council of Thailand adopted a resolution on 14 December 2017 Give epilepsy in a state that can not control seizures This is an inborn condition that can be dangerous while driving Unless the doctor certifies that the patient has no seizures for more than 2 years, the Department of Land Transport requires a driving license to use a driving license indicating that there is no major illness that may be dangerous during driving as evidence of a claim Take action to ensure road safety.
At that time, the department prepared the revision guidelines for registrars across the country. In order to allow for the examination of banned characteristics in obtaining a driver's license, the same standard is in force By means of a closer examination of evidence, medical certificates used in the application As follows: medical certificate according to the standard form The Medical Council approves Part 1 from signing the applicant's health certificate. History of Congenital Diseases History of the Accident and Major Operation
Part 2 by the medical examination authority In case a person applying for a health certificate is epileptically failing, it must be certified that the patient with epilepsy has no seizures for more than 2 years, including certification in other cases, such as People with physical disabilities and unable to drive No symptoms of psychosis Or futility Or mental retardation
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There are no symptoms of addiction Symptoms of alcoholism do not appear And there are no signs and symptoms of leprosy during the period of contact or at the onset of the symptoms Tuberculosis at the hazardous stages Lymphatic filariatosis at the onset of the symptoms You can therefore apply for a driving license in compliance with the rules of the Ministry of Road Transport
Mr. Peerapon said that for medical certificates in the form approved by the Medical Council of Thailand Most health establishments are already used as a standard. An applicant for a driving license or a vehicle license must clearly inform the purpose of obtaining a medical certificate. In order for the doctor to issue a medical certificate that is precisely for the purpose of use
However, for some groups of illnesses that may be dangerous during driving, there is still discussion between the Department of Road Transport and the Medical Council, which may be added in the future, such as diabetes, the stage of insulin injection. High blood pressure Patients undergoing brain surgery Patients with myocardial infarction who undergo cardiac surgery or enlarge the heart veins that doctors have diagnosed as a driving disability, etc. Which requires the criteria and details of the medical certificate to be taken into account in order to be able to review the applicant's driving license. It can be safe and harmless for car users using public roads