Last Updated on by frcemuser

Patients are responsible for informing the DVLA about their medical conditions.


  1. Inform the patient to inform DVLA. If an incompetent patient, inform DVLA directly
  2. The patient refuses diagnosis: Advice/Arrange a second opinion. No driving until the second opinion
  3. Still driving: Persuade him to stop. May involve informing the NOK
  4. Still Driving: Inform patient that you are informing DVLA and inform DVLA


  • First Fit: 6 months at least from the Date of seizure
  • Alcohol-related seizure: 6 months at least from the Date of seizure
  • TIA: 1 month from the event
  • Multiple TIAs: 3 months from the last event
  • A shock from AICD: 6 months from the event
  • WPW, Syncope (low risk), Angina (stable): No Restrictions

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