To help reduce traffic deaths, disability and injury by evaluating medical histories, providing medical opinions and making recommendations to the Department of Public Safety (DPS) regarding the medical limitations of referred driver licensees and candidates and concealed handgun licensees and candidates.
If you need a medical packet for your physcian contact the Medical Advisory Board by email or call 512-834-6738 or 512-834-6739. Please specify if you would like the packet sent via mail, fax or email and include your driver's license number.
The Texas Department of Health advises the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) in the licensing of persons having medical limitations which might adversely affect driving. This is now mandated under Health and Safety Code, Title 2 - Subtitle A, Chapter 12, SubChapter H.
The Texas Department of Health advises the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) in the licensing of persons having which might adversely affect driving. This is now mandated under
Physicians voluntarily reporting to the board under Health and Safety Code, Title 2 Subchapter H, Section 12.096 may NOT be held liable for their professional opinions, recommendations and reports.
Statutes and Rules
|License to Carry a Concealed Handgun
||Texas Government Code, Chapter 411, Subchapter H, §411.171
|License to Carry a Handguns
||Texas Administrative Code Title 37, Part 1, Chapter 6
|Medical Advisory Board- General
|Department of Public Safety Determination for License Revocation
||Chapter 521 of the Transportation Code, §521.294
|Driver's License Rules
||Texas Administrative Code, Title 37, Part 1, Chapter 15, 15.58
|Operation of the Medical Advisory Board
||Texas Administrative Code, Title 25, Part 1, Chapter 1, 1.151, 1.152
|Powers and Duties of Board
||Chapter 12 of the Health and Safety Code §12.091-12.098
|Medical Advisory Boaard- Physician
|Laws Regarding Physician Referral
||Health & Safety Code, §12.096
|Physicians’ Liability protection
||Health & Safety Code, §12.098
|Laws Regarding Medical Advisory Board Review
||Health & Safety Code, §12.095