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Driving: Licensing

Volume 486: debated on Thursday 22 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what steps he is taking to review the system of self-certification for the renewal of driving licences for those over 70 years of age. (250371)

The Driving and Vehicle Licensing Agency, in conjunction with the Department for Transport, has been reviewing the system in place in Great Britain for ensuring that all drivers are fit to drive.

The review on health and driver licensing has been used to inform a public consultation.

I can confirm that the Department for Transport is currently preparing for a public consultation.