Australian driving standards (Austroads)
Optometrists are encouraged to visit AustRoads for information on guidelines and obligations regarding driving and vision.
- AustRoads ‘Assessing Fitness to Drive’ 2017 (Chapter 10 ‘Vision and Eye Disorders’)
- Medical Condition Notification Form (suitable for optometrist use)
- Patient information sheet – Driving and Your Health
Optometrists can make enquiries to the relevant driving licensing authority in each state.
- Driver licensing authority contacts (ACT, NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Tas, Vic, WA)
For more information on driving standards, please visit our FAQs page.
If you have any additional questions regarding your patient’s fitness to drive and/or your legal obligations, please contact us on (03) 9668 8500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.