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How high is too high to drive?

Discussion in 'Driving and DVLA' started by SWUSA_, Nov 18, 2016.

  1. Bill_St

    Bill_St Type 2 · New Member

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    It would seem very strange if the cps tried to argue that driving required tighter control than our Civil Air Administration requires for aircraft pilots.
    "Pre and in-flight blood glucose monitoring values were correlated against the CAA-specified "Green" (5-15mmol/l), "Amber" (4-5 and 15-20mmol/l), and "Red" (<4 or >20mmol/l) ranges."
    Source, a 2016 report: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/09/160912192956.htm
    http://www.pilotswithdiabetes.com/pdf/caa_jan_2015_diabetic_certification_guidance.pdf

    The USA has similar regulation: http://pilotswithdiabetes.com/pdf/final_recommendations_package_pilots.pdf with ~15mmol/l being the upper trigger for land at the nearest airport or hand over control to another pilot.
     
    #41 Bill_St, Jan 11, 2017 at 7:12 PM
    Last edited: Jan 11, 2017
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