Driving Brief Bank

  • State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Dep't of Transp., 680 F.2d 206 (D.C. Cir. 1982).
  • Should the Department of Transportation's Passive Restraint Standard be reinstated? The Epilepsy Foundation argues "yes" in this Amicus Brief, explaining that it will prevent head injury due to automobile accidents, one of the leading causes of new cases of epilepsy each year.
  • Ward v. Skinner,  943 F.2d 157 (1st Cir. 1991).
  • Is an individual who requests a waiver from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation that prohibits people with epilepsy from driving commercial vehicles in interstate commerce entitled to an individualized assessment of the risk of waiver? The Petitioner argues "yes" in these briefs, where he also explains that, before denial, reasonable accommodations that could alleviate the risk must be considered.

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