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Equal Protection, the ADA, and Driving with Low Vision: A Legal Analysis — JVIB Abstract

Abstract: This article describes federal and state laws that affect the opportunity of people with low vision to drive and to obtain driver’s licenses. Discrimination against individuals with low vision is discussed in the context of equal protection and the Americans with Disabilities Act. A review of relevant case law and implications for drivers with low vision are presented.

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