In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee, Editor-in-chief IJCP Publications, will discuss how to check whether an en elderly person is fit to drive. He will explain that tell the elderly person to bring a newspaper at a 14 inches apart or at arm’s length and ask him to read. If he can read then his near vision is normal and he is fit to drive the vehicle. He further states that this test is applicable for all ages.
Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He is the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He is also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus