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Driving

Because of the effects of your stroke you may not be able to drive.
Did you know?

Approximately 25% of strokes occur in people aged under 65 years.

Driving

Because of the effects of your stroke you may not be able to drive. The DVLA rules state:

  • You must not drive for one month after a stroke
  • After one month you must get clearance that you are safe to drive from your GP or consultant

If you do not get clearance then:

  • Inform the DVLA and your Insurance Company (failure to inform your insurers could make your insurance void)
  • Do not drive

DVLA Drivers Medical Unit
Tel: 0300 790 6806

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