Information on Vision Standards
Guidance for patients and ophthalmologists from The Royal College of Ophthalmologists can be found here: Vision Standards for Driving
Changes to UK driving standards February 2013, reviewed by the DVLA from 8 March 2013.
The main change is the lowering of the standard for the worse eye to 6/60 in lorry drivers. The full report can be found here: Vision Standards for Driving
The ‘At a glance guide’ on the DVLA website has also recently been updated: http://www.dft.gov.uk/dvla/medical/ataglance.aspx
Occupational Visual Standards
Many occupations require people to have particular levels of vision to be able to operate effectively and safely. For up to date information please visit: http://www.aop.org.uk/practitioner-advice/vision-standards/