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Car Driving details

Potential reasons for not driving are frequent hypoglycaemia, lack of recognition or vision problems.


Click here for Government guidelines on Diabetes and driving


If your patient drove before their stroke, do they want to start again?

If "Yes" (within 6 months of stroke/TIA) or unsure or need more advice, refer to Driving Assessment Centre 0131 537 9192 who can give advice, undertake driving assessment (locally) and provide equipment/aids.

Patients should not drive within 1 month of a stroke, TIA or amaurosis fugax.

For further useful information on driving after a stroke, click on the links below:

Government guidance on driving after Stroke

Stroke Association guidance on driving after Stroke