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14 December 2007

Blind People Can Drive Cars Too

Blind DrivingBlind people driving cars? What's up with that? Did you think it to ever be posible? Well the folks in the United Kingdom think it's posible. Such a concept is not only happening, but the action itself is giving the blind an emence opportunity to do something special with the proceeds from the event allowing blind persons to drive going to a great cause. Not many might know this, but according to this article, there are "34 states that allow legally blind people to obtain a driver's license."

Apparently, blind people can "see" better with the aid of a bioptic device, a miniature telescope, that is fitted over the top of the lens in their eye. Thus, their vision is improved up to the point that they can drive a car legally - and you wouldn't see such sights as these:

Blind Driver

This article was written by Michelle Dyer from Writing Circle. Michelle is totally blind and yet she can put blogs together. Not just thought provoking but inspiring as well! If you are interested in contributing to the thinking process and become a guest writer on The Thinking Blog, find out more information here and be my guest!

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