Quick Access to Chapters and Medical Conditions

Chapter Number Chapter Title Conditions/Contents
3 Cardiovascular disease and disorders

3.6.1  Congenital heart defects

3.6.2  Acute Coronary Syndromes  – Non-commercial drivers

3.6.3  Acute Coronary Syndromes  –  Commercial drivers

3.6.4  Asymptomatic coronary artery disease or stable angina

3.6.5  CABG surgery – Non-commercial drivers

3.6.6  CABG surgery – Commercial drivers

3.6.7  Premature atrial or ventricular contractions

3.6.8  Ventricular fibrillation with no reversible cause – Non-commercial drivers

3.6.9  Ventricular fibrillation with no reversible cause – Commercial drivers

3.6.10  Hemodynamically unstable VT – Non-commercial drivers

3.6.11  Hemodynamically unstable VT – Commercial drivers

3.6.12  Sustained VT and an LVEF of < 35% – Non-commercial drivers

3.6.13  Sustained VT and an LVEF of <35% Commercial drivers

3.6.14  Sustained VT and an LVEF of >35% Non-commercial drivers

3.6.15  Sustained VT and an LVEF of >35% Commercial drivers

3.6.16  Non sustained VT

3.6.17  Paroxysmal SVT, AF or AFL with no impaired consciousness

3.6.18  Paroxysmal SVT, AF or AFL with impaired consciousness

3.6.19  Persistent or permanent paroxysmal SVT, AF or AFL

3.6.20  Sinus node dysfunction

3.6.21  Atrioventricular (AV) or intraventricular block – Non-commercial drivers

3.6.22  Atrioventricular (AV) or intraventricular block – Commercial drivers

3.6.23  Permanent pacemakers – Non-commercial drivers

3.6.24  Permanent pacemakers – Commercial drivers

3.6.25  Declined an ICD or have an ICD implanted as primary prophylaxis – Non- commercial drivers

3.6.26 Declined an ICD or have an ICD implanted as primary prophylaxis - Commercial drivers

3.6.27  ICD implanted as secondary prophylaxis for sustained VT – Non-commercial drivers

3.6.28  ICD implanted as secondary prophylaxis for sustained VT – Commercial  drivers

3.6.29  ICD therapy (shock or ATP) has been delivered – Non-Commercial drivers

3.6.30  ICD therapy (shock or ATP) has been delivered – Commercial drivers

3.6.31  ICD implanted as secondary prophylaxis for VF or VT – Non-commercial drivers

3.6.32  ICD implanted as secondary prophylaxis for VF or VT – Commercial drivers

3.6.33  Inherited heart disease – Non-commercial drivers

3.6.34  Inherited heart disease – Commercial drivers

3.6.35  Medically treated valvular heart disease – Non-commercial drivers

3.6.36  Medically treated aortic stenosis or aortic sclerosis – Commercial drivers

3.6.37  Medically treated aortic or mitral regurgitation or mitral stenosis – Commercial drivers

3.6.38  Surgically treated valvular heart disease – Non-commercial drivers

3.6.39  Surgically treated valvular heart disease – Commercial drivers

3.6.40  Mitral valve prolapse – All drivers   

3.6.41  Congestive heart failure – Non-commercial drivers

3.6.42  Congestive heart failure – Commercial drivers

3.6.43  Left ventricular dysfunction or cardiomyopathy – Non-commercial drivers

3.6.44  Left ventricular dysfunction or cardiomyopathy – Commercial drivers

3.6.45  Heart transplant – Non-commercial drivers

3.6.46  Heart transplant – Commercial drivers

3.6.47  Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy – Non-commercial drivers

3.6.48  Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy – Commercial drivers

3.6.49  Syncope

3.6.50  CCS recommendations regarding transient conditions (Waiting Periods)
4 Cerebrovascular disease

4.6.1  Transient ischemic attack (TIA)

4.6.2  Cerebrovascular accident (CVA)

4.6.3  Cerebral aneurysm that requires surgical repair

4.6.4  Surgery to repair a cerebral aneurysm – Non-commercial drivers

4.6.5  Surgery to repair a cerebral aneurysm – Commercial drivers
5 Chronic renal disease

5.6.1  Stage 1 to 4 renal disease (Commercial and Non-Commercial)

5.6.2  Stage 5 – End-stage renal disease – All Drivers (Commercial and Non-Commercial)

5.6.3  Renal transplant

6 Cognitive impairment including dementia

6.6.1  Cognitive impairment or dementia

6.6.2  Severe Dementia

7 Diabetes - Hypoglycemia

7.6.1  Type 2 diabetes – All drivers

7.6.2  Type 1 or type 2 diabetes treated with insulin – Non-commercial drivers

7.6.3  Type 1 or type 2 diabetes treated with insulin – Commercial drivers

7.6.4  Episode of severe hypoglycemia – Non-commercial drivers

7.6.5  Episode of hypoglycemia unawareness within past year – Non-commercial drivers

7.6.6  Persistent hypoglycemia unawareness – Non-commercial drivers

7.6.7  Episode of severe hypoglycemia – Commercial drivers

7.6.8  Episode of hypoglycemia unawareness  in the last year– Commercial drivers

7.6.9  Persistent hypoglycemia unawareness – Commercial drivers

7.6.10  Summary Table of Diabetes Conditions and Driver Medical Standards

7.6.11  Doctor’s report on commercial driver with diabetes on insulin

7.6.12  Driver’s report – commercial driver with diabetes on insulin

8 General debility and lack of stamina

8.6.1  Frailty, weakness or general debility

9 Hearing loss

9.6.1  Hearing loss – Non-commercial drivers

9.6.2  Hearing loss – Commercial drivers

9.6.3  Hearing report

10 Intracranial tumours

10.6.1  Intracranial tumour

11 Musculoskeletal conditions

11.6.1    Loss of upper or lower extremities-All Drivers

11.6.2    Chronic musculoskeletal condition

12 Neurological disorders

12.6.1 Neurological disorder

13 Peripheral vascular diseases

13.6.1  Peripheral arterial disease

13.6.2  Abdominal aortic aneurysm or medically treated aortic dissection – Non- commercial drivers

13.6.3  Abdominal aortic aneurysm or medically treated aortic dissection – Commercial drivers

13.6.4  Surgically repaired abdominal aortic aneurysm or surgically treated aortic dissection

13.6.5  Deep vein thrombosis

14 Psychiatric disorders

14.6.1 Psychiatric disorder– All drivers

15 Psychotropic Drugs and Driving

15.6.1  Medication – Prescribed - All Drivers

15.6.2  Medication – Non Prescribed (Over the Counter) – All drivers

15.6.3  Substance Abuse or Dependence  - All drivers

15.6.4  Alcohol and Driving – All drivers

16 Respiratory diseases

16.6.1  Mild impairment

16.6.2  Moderate impairment – Non-commercial drivers

16.6.3  Severe impairment – Non-commercial drivers

16.6.4  Requiring supplemental oxygen – Non-commercial drivers

16.6.5  Moderate impairment – Commercial drivers

16.6.6  Severe impairment or requiring supplemental oxygen – Commercial drivers
17 Seizures and epilepsy

17.6.1  Provoked seizures caused by a structural brain abnormality

17.6.2  Provoked seizures with no structural brain abnormality

17.6.3  Alcohol-related provoked seizures

17.6.4  Single unprovoked seizure – Non-commercial drivers

17.6.5  Single unprovoked seizure – Commercial drivers

17.6.6  Epilepsy – Non-commercial drivers

17.6.7  Epilepsy with seizures only while asleep or upon awakening – Non-commercial drivers

17.6.8  Epilepsy with simple partial seizures – Non-commercial drivers

17.6.9  Surgery for epilepsy – Non-commercial drivers

17.6.10  Epilepsy with medication change – Non-commercial drivers

17.6.11  Epilepsy – Commercial drivers

17.6.12  Epilepsy with seizures only while asleep or upon awakening -Commercial Drivers

17.6.13  Epilepsy with simple partial seizures - Commercial Drivers

17.6.14  Epilepsy with medication change - Commercial drivers

18 Sleep disorders

18.6.1  OSA – All drivers

18.6.2  Narcolepsy – Non-commercial drivers

18.6.3  Narcolepsy – Commercial drivers
19 Syncope

19.6.1  Single episode of typical vasovagal syncope – Non-commercial drivers

19.6.2  Single episode of unexplained syncope or atypical vasovagal syncope – Non- commercial drivers

19.6.3  Syncope with a reversible cause

19.6.4  Syncope with a diagnosed and treated cause – Non-commercial drivers

19.6.5  Recurrent typical vasovagal syncope – Non-commercial drivers

19.6.6  Recurrent situational syncope with an avoidable trigger

19.6.7  Recurrent atypical vasovagal or recurrent unexplained syncope – Non- commercial drivers

19.6.8  Single episode of typical vasovagal syncope – Commercial drivers

19.6.9  Syncope with a diagnosed and treated cause – Commercial drivers

19.6.10  Single or recurrent unexplained, single or recurrent atypical vasovagal, or recurrent typical vasovagal syncope – Commercial drivers

20 Traumatic brain injury

20.6.1  Traumatic brain injury

21 Vestibular disorders

21.6.1  Recurrent episodes of vertigo that occur with warning symptoms

21.6.2  Recurrent episodes of vestibular dysfunction that occur without warning symptoms – All drivers

21.6.3  Drop attacks  (Tumarkin’s otolithic crisis)

21.6.4  Single episode of vestibular dysfunction – transient impairment

21.6.5  Vestibular disorder resulting in a persistent impairment
22 Vision impairment

22.6.1  Impaired visual acuity – Non-commercial drivers

22.6.2  Impaired visual acuity – Commercial drivers

22.6.3  Visual field loss – Non-commercial drivers

22.6.4  Visual field loss – Commercial drivers

22.6.5  Loss of stereoscopic depth perception or monocularity – All drivers

22.6.6  Diplopia

22.6.7  Impaired colour vision