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Can color blind people get a driver's license?
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Can color blind people get a driver's license?

i mean since they can't tell a red or green light apart? and i'm not trying to be a smartass, i genuinely want to know.

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My brother in law is 75 years old, he's been driving since he was a young man...yes they can, they can tell shadows and shades of black to white, so they know when the light changes and which one is red, which one is yellow and which one is green.

ya. im colorblind, yet that doesnt mean they cant distinguish red and green all the time. well in some cases, they cant, but sometimes they can tell, especially if its a vibrant green or red. even if they cant tell, they still remember which light is which. also, being colorblind isnt only red/green, thats just the most common. i hav difficulty telling some blues and purples apart and some greens i cant tell if they're tan, yellow, green, red, or brown

I'm color blind and I have a class A license. I have what's known as red/green color blindness. I can see my colors, and I can tell the red lights from the green ones. It's very rare for color blind people to just see in black and white. It's a very vague term.

Yes, that is why traffic lights are in the same order.

Fannie expecting #2, InLuvWith#1
Yes they can ;)
I know here, in Canada, every color also comes with a different shape. But mostly, they also are in the very same order.

Well since the Red light is always on top and a green light is on bottom...?

Color blind people are probably restricted to get a driver's license.
But even if somehow u manage to get it, u may later be harmed very adversely.
Obviously, if u have a proper aid in overwhelming ur defect, then it it is nothing wrong.

good question i dont know the answer
i'll ask my brother he's a cop

Yes and people can be taught to recognize colors by means such as brightness of colors or location.

An example of the location would be a stoplight.

The person would be taught that the red light is at the top, the yellow in the center and the green at the bottom.

Another would be to learn that a stop sign is red, a yield sign, and so forth. Sometimes, specially tinted eyeglasses can help.

They can drive in areas that are black and white only.

Pranjul R
no as they dont keep difference in traffic colors

no they aren't allowed to.

that's why you need to pass the test with an eyedoctor first to give you clearance.

you're also not allowed to drive without glasses if you need some, contact lenses aren't prohibited but not recommended cause they might fall out or make your eye watery and might cause an accident.

Yes, of course. My grandad is red/green colour blind and he legally has a license. One common thing people that aren't colour blind think is that everything that is red or green is always mixed up but it isn't for example, the red light still looks red to me and the green light still looks green. It's just I can't make out the numbers on a Ishihara plate. I never knew I had colour blindness until I checked out those plates.

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