Vision waiver

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gitadalal
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Vision waiver

Post by gitadalal » Thu Feb 06, 2020 2:14 pm

Vision waiver required for monocular driver and/or specialist eye Dr evaluation on State form yearly is sufficient to recertify for CDL.

Also, driver has PA license & have eye dr evaluation from PA BUT works for NJ state.



Robert Swotinsky MD
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Re: Vision waiver

Post by Robert Swotinsky MD » Thu Feb 06, 2020 4:24 pm

To rephrase (?): Can a monocular commercial motor vehicle driver work/drive in New Jersey with a Pennsylvania license and Pennsylvania waiver? If that's the correct question, then I think the correct answer is, It depends. If the driver received a federal waiver for monocular vision, then that's valid in any state. If he received a state waiver from Pennsylvania, then that's valid only for driving in Pennsylvania.

If you're the medical examiner, your main concern is checking off on the certificate that a vision waiver is required. Its' then the responsibility of the driver and employer to assure the driver has the appropriate waiver.

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