Should blind people be allowed to drive?

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    I think the people that came up with this crackpot idea should lose their license to govern.
     
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    How utterly stupid, you are right, they are too stupid to govern.

    This is funny, I thought it was some sort of joke
     
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    according to ray charles driver...mr charles liked to drive....they would go out in the country and mr charles would drive according to the sighted drivers directions.....

    but no ...its should not be encouraged and i dont think i would hop into a cab with a blind driver
     
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    Doh! This isn't offering driving licenses to taxi drivers! It's clearly an error, or some twit carrying equality rules to a ridiculous level. You can't get a license to drive ANYTHING in Britain if you are blind or partially sighted!
     
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    Ever been on a NY interstate?

    The blind make up at least 20% of the drivers.
     
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    Of course the blind should be allowed to drive. How else are they going to access the drive-thru ATM machines at banks? I mean, the banks put Braille directions on their machines for the all the blind drivers. Right?
     
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    Well, if he can get that Class A license....

    Sounds like someone got an idiotic order from a council rep, and is being passive aggressive nasty.
     
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    The white cane is a menace.

    Alternatively, it's quite unfair to the seeing-eye dogs.

    So, un-P.C. though it reveals me to be, I have to vote" no."
     
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    Colin - my question was facetious. You should know that about me by now. :lol:

    However, I do know in NJ you do not need to know how to read or write English - or can be functionally illiterate. Might as well be blind if you can't understand the exit signs. :cuckoo:
     
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    I can't see why they would do this...





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