Equal protection, the ADA, and driving with low vision: A legal analysis

Mary R. Marta, Duane R. Geruschat

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Abstract

This article describes federal and state laws that affect the opportunity of people with low vision to drive and to obtain driver's licenses. Discrimination against individuals with low vision is discussed in the context of equal protection and the Americans with Disabilities Act. A review of relevant case law and implications for drivers with low vision are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Visual Impairment and Blindness
Volume98
Issue number10 SPEC. ISS.
StatePublished - Oct 2004
Externally publishedYes

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Low Vision
Civil Rights
Licensure

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  • Ophthalmology
  • Rehabilitation

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Equal protection, the ADA, and driving with low vision : A legal analysis. / Marta, Mary R.; Geruschat, Duane R.

In: Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, Vol. 98, No. 10 SPEC. ISS., 10.2004.

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