Vision and driving legislation: what nurses need to know
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Vision and driving legislation: what nurses need to know

Janet Marsden Senior lecturer and postgraduate programme leader, Manchester Metropolitan University
Stephen Craig Senior lecturer, adult nursing, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne

This article discusses the visual acuity required by drivers in the UK to comply with the law, and sets out how these requirements will change over the next four years as driving licence regulations are harmonised across Europe. The article considers the advice nurses need to give patients who have temporary or permanent vision problems.

Nursing Standard. 23, 37,41-45. doi: 10.7748/ns2009.05.23.37.41.c6972

Correspondence

j.marsden@mmu.ac.uk

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This article has been subject to double blind peer review