The Road Traffic Act requires drivers to notify DVLA of any medical condition that may affect safe driving
The DVLA can:
The DVLA has honorary medical advisory panels, some of the more common medical conditions they deal with are:
DVLA has practicing clinicians with relevant expertise in areas of medicine who advise on medical fitness standards that are in line with the latest clinical practice, research developments, etc. The same panel will also look at individual cases when requested by the DVLA.
All drivers have a responsibility to declare to DVLA anything that may affect their ability to drive safely, or risk a fine. DVLA can also receive notifications from the police, medical professionals and others.
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