Call for GPs to report all unfit drivers

GPs would have mandatory reporting obligations in relation to fitness to drive assessments for older patients, under a proposal put forward by Queensland’s peak motoring body.

Currently Queensland doctors can use their discretion when deciding whether to report a driver to transport authorities.

However, the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ) said they should be legally required to report any patient with a medical condition that could impair their driving.

It put forward the proposal to the state government’s Older Driver Safety

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