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Re: [IP] Re: Driving
At 03:07 PM 10/28/2001 George Lovelace wrote:
>Thomas Beatson wrote:
>> Kathy Bruckmeyer wrote: If you can prove that you have good b.g.
>> control and check your b.g. often then there is no reason why they
>> would deny you a license.
>> Yes , there is a reason. The person who complained about this
>> treatment admitted to us that she had lied on her application. Maybe
>> you don't think that telling a lie in this situation is serious, but
>> obviously the RMV (or whatever) thinks it is serious, and I agree with
>> them. She is now suffering the consequences of telling a lie when she
>> answered the question on the application. I'll bet they have a very
>> reasonable way of handling applicants who haven't been detected as
>> lying, but it's too late for that. Watch out.
>> Tom Beatson
>> dx 1942, pump 1995
>Now wait a minute. If the question was "do you have diabetes" or "do you
>medical condition that might affect your driving ability", then the answer
>be Yes. But the question was stated as "do you have any disabilities",
>answer to that is NO!
I agree. Unless they defined the term "disability", the question is vague
enough to be honestly misunderstood. I personally don't feel that I'm
disabled. If I was caught on that question, I'd just say that I
misunderstood the meaning and didn't realize that diabetes was considered
to be a disability. I'd also ask them to show me the regulation or law that
defines it as such. Honestly misunderstanding a question is not the same as
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