Driving & secondary breast cancer

You must inform the DVLA if you develop and medical condition or disability that can affect your driving. You must surrender your licence if your doctor tells you to stop driving because of your medical condition.

The DVLA will assess your medical condition or disability and may decide any of the following:

You will usually get a decision within six weeks and they may contact your consultant, arrange for you to be examined or ask you to take a driving assessment, or an eyesight or driving test. You can usually drive whilst the DVLA are considering their decision.

Please be advised that you could be fined up to a £1000 if you don’t tell the DVLA about your condition which may affect your ability to drive safely. You could also be prosecuted if you have an accident.

For more information please go to www.gov.uk/health-conditions-and-driving.

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