Frequently asked questions about Specsavers Corporate Eyecare
The basic requirement is that you must be able to read (with glasses or contact lenses, if necessary) a car number plate made after 1 September 2001 from 20 metres. You must also have an adequate field of vision – your optician can tell you about this and do a test.
While employers are not directly compelled to take responsibility for the vision of employees who drive at work, employers have to look at their obligation under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. This stipulates that they are obliged to ensure, so far as reasonably practical, the health and safety of all staff while at work and that others are not put at risk by employees’ work-related driving activities.
Yes – with the eVoucher portal this will be recorded from the first visit.
With the driver’s voucher, just £35. This will include a full eye examination plus up to £65 towards selected glasses*. *Priced £99 or more, fitted with standard CR39 single-vision lenses.
Yes – diabetes, epilepsy, heart disease and age-related macular degeneration (AMD), to name a few. Many health conditions need to be reported to the DVLA – see the DVLA website for more information.
Typically, every two years.
Yes – please speak with the optician during your appointment about frame options.