Visual Standards in Commercial Driving

  • The study area was based in the eye clinic of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital.

  • A stratified random sample technique was used to select 99 drivers (198 eyes) from six motor park units.

  • Six drivers (6.1%) were visually impaired.

  • There were five cases of monocular blindness.

  • 20 (20.20%) drivers had accidents in the past, 24 (24.24%) could not read number plate at 20.5 meters, 6 (6.1%) were color blind while 36 had visual field loss within 120 degrees horizontally.

Publication date

April 26, 2016


The Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal


C.O. Adeoti, J.N. Ubah, M.A. Isawumi, A.O. Ashaye, I.O. Oluwatimilehin and R.A. Raji
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