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Rule 4501:1-1-04 | Unsatisfactory medical report; suspension of license.


(A) If the licensee is required to submit a medical report, "REQUEST FOR STATEMENT OF PHYSICIAN", "Form 2310" (March, 2013), available via the Ohio bureau of motor vehicles' website at, and the report submitted is accepted as constituting adequate medical clearance, and he is otherwise qualified for driving privileges in respect to the provisions of section 4507.08 of the Revised Code, the registrar may permit the licensee to retain his or her license, or shall impose such restrictions or conditions applicable to the licensee as the registrar determines to be necessary; or, where a restricted license is required by law, shall cause such restricted license to be issued, except that a driver license examination shall be required if the licensee's driving ability is questionable, or when a physical condition or disability is present which would indicate such action before final determination is made, in which case the provisions of this rule governing the procedure regarding driver license examinations shall be applicable.

(B) If the licensee is required to submit a medical report, and such report does not constitute adequate medical clearance, his or her license shall be suspended under section 4507.20 of the Revised Code; such suspension shall remain in effect until reinstated by the registrar in accordance with paragraph (C) of this rule.

(C) After an individual's driver license has been suspended because of a physical condition, and a satisfactory medical report is then submitted, reinstatement of driving privileges shall be subject to the provisions outlined in paragraph (A) of this rule.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4501.02, 4507.01
Amplifies: 4507.08, 4507.20
Five Year Review Date: 1/10/2022
Prior Effective Dates: 2/8/1968, 4/23/2006, 8/13/2007, 3/21/2011