(p) Social work.
(q) Vocational rehabilitation counseling.
(r) Other areas related to the diagnosis, treatment, or rehabilitation of disabilities
which could affect the safe operation of motor vehicles.
(3) A health consultant may advise the department concerning physical and
mental standards related to the licensing of drivers and the safe operation of motor
(4) Upon request, 1 or more health consultants shall advise the department
concerning an applicant's or licensee's physical and mental ability to safely operate a
(5) A recommendation from a health consultant shall be advisory only.
(6) Each health consultant shall complete a requested review in a timely fashion
and shall submit a response to the department within a reasonable period of time,
which shall not exceed 30 calendar days if a person's license has been suspended or
(7) If a consultant's response concerning a person whose license has been
suspended or revoked takes more than 30 calendar days on 3 or more occasions, the
health consultant shall be discharged.
History: 1988 AACS.
R 257.853 Statement of physical or mental history; refusal to process, or
denial of, license application pending receipt and review of statement;
submission by licensee at or before reexamination; contents; confidentiality.
Rule 3. (1) If the department has reason to believe that an applicant has a
physical or mental disability which affects his or her ability to safely operate a motor
vehicle, the department shall not process the application until a statement of
physical or mental history has been received and reviewed.
(2) The application shall be denied if, upon review, the statement indicates the
person cannot safely operate a motor vehicle.
(3) If the department has reason to believe that a licensee has a physical or
mental disability which affects his or her ability to safely operate a motor vehicle, the
department shall require the licensee to submit a statement of physical or mental
history at or before a reexamination of the licensee. A license or indorsement may
be restricted, suspended, or revoked if that action is ordered at a reexamination
conducted by the department or if the person who completed
recommends no driving privileges or otherwise indicates the licensee lacks the physical
or mental ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
(4) The statement of physical or mental history shall include all of the following
information with respect to the person completing the examination:
(a) Name, address, title, and signature.
(b) Area or specialty of practice, if any.
(c) The person's professional license number, if any, and telephone number.
(5) The statement of physical or mental history shall include all of the following
information pertaining to the applicant or licensee: