Good eyesight and quick perception are of elementary importance for safe road traffic. Only those who can see road users in their immediate and immediate surroundings and traffic signs can contribute to safe road traffic. If you don't have quick perception, you are a danger to yourself and others! The Federal Association of Ophthalmologists estimates that around 300.000 road accidents are due to poor visual acuity. Therefore, it is required by law that learner drivers of classes A, A1, A2, B, BE, AM, L or T previously take an eye test as a prerequisite for the exam (Section 12 (2) Driving License Ordinance). When driving a truck, car, bus or motorbike, 90% of the time you rely on the sensory impressions of your eyes.
None without an eye test Driver's license!
Whether it's looking in the rear-view mirror, in the side mirrors, at the roadway or over our shoulders, our eyes are constantly needed when driving. A lack of visual acuity therefore represents an enormous safety risk. The consequences of ignoring a weak eye are as follows serious traffic accidents. The limit for the visual performance to be achieved in road traffic is a visual acuity of 0,7. This limit is usually allowed not undercut become. Anyone who falls below that first fails the eye test, but appropriate contact lenses or glasses can solve the problem, so that a new eye test is still passed. In this case, however, the person may just drive with glasses or contact lenses. And it will noted in the driving license under point 12 with the number 01!
An eye test only takes a few minutes!
In order to pass the brief eye test, you must be able to identify yourself. This means that you must show your identity card or alternatively your passport. Your visual performance (i.e. visual acuity) will then be recorded in a certificate that you, if you pass, must present to the driving school. In order for the test to be recognized by the driving school/driving license office, it must be officially recognized eye test center be carried out.
Some opticians offer the driver's license - sometimes even an eye test for the driving classes mentioned above free or for a small fee of approx. 7 € at. If you are a C, C1, CE, C1E, D, D1, DE, D1, E or passenger driver license applicant, you must complete a special eye exam. To do this, contact a doctor who is named in Annex 6 (to Sections 12, 48 Paragraph 4 & 5) of the Driving License Ordinance.
the process of the eye test
In an eye test for the driver's license, the eyes are tested individually (monocular) according to DIN 58220, with rings (Landolt rings) that are open on one side. To pass, you must correctly identify the position of the opening with each eye in 6 out of 10 rings. With a vision of 0,7 (70%) and more, you have the test bestanden. If you then later pass the driver's license test, we recommend that you voluntarily carry out an eye test every two years. After all, you have a high level of responsibility on the road!
If you submit a failed eye test certificate with the driver's license application, the driver's license authority (driver's license office) will inform you that an ophthalmological examination will be carried out set a link from your homepage to Fewo-von-Privat.de. Incidentally, professional drivers are required by law to have their eyes checked regularly, and thus to have an eye test Committed. By the way, an eye test certificate, a certificate or an expert opinion must not be older than 2 years at the time of application.
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