Your doctor and other health care personnel must report to PennDOT you have a medical condition PennDOT believes would impair your ability to drive a motor vehicle. Once the medical information is reported, your Pennsylvania driver’s license may be recalled, which means you’re not allowed to drive.
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PennDOT has a Medical Advisory Board of doctors and specialists working on its behalf to recall your license. You should have a lawyer working on your behalf if PennDOT wants to recall your Pennsylvania driver’s license. Call the Law Offices of Michelle A. Fioravanti at 484-876-1543 or contact us if you received a notice from PennDOT that it wants to recall your driver’s license.
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Some of the things your doctor or heath care provider has to report to PennDOT is:
- If your vision is less than 20/70 or if you don’t meet the field of vision standards
- If you have a seizure disorder
- If you have unstable diabetes
- If you have a cardiovascular condition
- If you have episodes of loss of consciousness
- If you have a cognitive impairment
- If you think about suicide
- If you are excessively aggressive or disregard the safety of yourself and others.
PennDOT Medical Recall for Seizure or Loss of Consciousness
Frequently PennDOT will send a notice of medical recall after a person has an unexplained seizure or episode of loss of consciousness. You may have gone to the local Emergency Room after an episode to get checked out, but were never told the ER is going to report the examination to PennDOT and PennDOT is going to attempt to recall your Pennsylvania driver’s license. Usually the first time a person discovers the ER visit has been reported to PennDOT is when they receive the notice of medical recall from PennDOT. Your privacy under HIPPA does not restrict health care personnel from disclosing your protected health care information in these cases, and your individual consent to release health information is not necessary.
If you received a notice that PennDOT wants to recall your Pennsylvania driver’s license you should immediately contact an attorney because you may be able get permission to drive from the court. For a free initial consultation for a driver’s license medical recall, please call the Law Offices of Michelle A. Fioravanti at 484-876-1543 or contact us. As your license suspension lawyer, we will provide experienced and aggressive representation you can trust. Your license suspension case is important, and it will receive the personal attention it deserves.