Prov­inces with age-based li­cens­ing re­stric­tions

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NEW­FOUND­LAND AND LABRADOR Driv­ers must sub­mit a med­i­cal re­port when re­new­ing their li­cences at age 75, age 80 and ev­ery two years fol­low­ing. QUE­BEC Driv­ers are re­quired to un­dergo a med­i­cal ex­am­i­na­tion and vi­sion test six months be­fore reach­ing the ages of 75 and 80 and ev­ery 2 years there­after. ON­TARIO Once driv­ers reach 80, ev­ery two years they must take a vi­sion test, un­dergo a driver record re­view, par­tic­i­pate in a 45-minute Group Ed­u­ca­tion Ses­sion (GES), dur­ing which they must com­plete two brief non-com­put­er­ized in-class screen­ing as­sign­ments and, if deemed nec­es­sary, take a road test AL­BERTA Driv­ers are re­quired to file a med­i­cal re­port (signed by their physi­cian) at 75, 80 and ev­ery two years there­after, ev­ery time they re­new their li­cence. BRI­TISH COLUMBIA When driv­ers reach age 80 and ev­ery two years there­after, Road­Safe­tyBC re­quires that the driv­ers have a Driver’s Med­i­cal Ex­am­i­na­tion Re­port (DMER) com­pleted by their physi­cian and sent to Road­Safe­tyBC.

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