.02 Disorders Reported by Physicians or Other Authorized Persons.
A. Under Transportation Article, §16-119, Annotated Code of Maryland, any physician and any other person authorized to diagnose, detect, or treat the following disorders, may report to the Medical Advisory Board and to the subject of the report, in writing, the full name, date of birth, and address of each individual 15 years old or older who has a disorder that:
(1) Is characterized by lapses of consciousness; or
(2) Results in a corrected visual acuity that fails to comply with the vision requirements of Transportation Article, Title 16, Subtitle 1, Annotated Code of Maryland.
B. Lapses of Consciousness.
(1) A lapse of consciousness is defined as failure to be oriented to time, place, person, situation. Examples of lapses of consciousness or unconsciousness are:
(d) Delirium; and
(2) Among the conditions that can cause an individual to have a significant risk of lapses of consciousness are:
(c) Cardiovascular disease;
(d) Cerebrovascular disease;
(f) Drug addiction; and
(g) Recurrent, severe hypoglycemia.
(3) Individuals with the disorders in §B(2) of this regulation do not necessarily have a significant risk of lapses of consciousness.
(4) Individuals who have a significant risk of lapses of consciousness due to any condition or disease process may be reported pursuant to Transportation Article, §16-119, Annotated Code of Maryland. A judgment of significant risk shall be based on:
(a) Knowledge of an individual's past history of lapses of consciousness and the present state of the individual's health;
(b) How well the individual's disorder is controlled; or
(c) How much the individual's condition has improved.
C. Individuals who have any disorder which prevents them from having a corrected minimum visual acuity of 20/40 in each eye and a field of vision of at least 140 degrees may be reported pursuant to Transportation Article, §16-119, Annotated Code of Maryland.