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I have a question can I drive a car or not I haven't had a seizure for about 5 years wat do u think and u respond to me back please.

posted December 8, 2015
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MaryDaley go for it, I did and had no problem, I knew when a sz was coming so I pulled over put in park then in 10 seconds back to driving,I even rode my motorcycle to work went on a 7 day trip with it had a good time. I even worked at GM for 30 yrs and had no problem, also was a Electrician, I retired in 08 and now been 15 yrs sz free, and live a normal life the way it should be take care

posted September 20, 2016
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I got a concept for us all...we get to be as human as the rest and work, have family's, drive, marry, birth children, pay for ourselves just like the rest...
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posted June 28, 2016
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I have been seizure free for 6 yrs and i will never be cleared cause i have 3 forms everyone is different and different states g ave different laws best to check with rta

posted October 15, 2016
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I would get my license and if you're paranoid then have a passenger in case so they can take the wheel. but really its been 5 years. its down to do you feel comfortable driving. I have visual type seizures and if I've been having some that day I won't drive because I don't feel comfortable. but on a day I'm good I'll drive.maybe drive around an empty lot and see how you feel first

posted August 27, 2016
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I have epilepsy. DON"T put me in the same category as people who text and drink. they make this choice to do so. I have no choice. I have seizure's and there is not a damn thing I can do about it except take my meds and stay home ALL of the time. I don't drive. I don't work. I wish the hell I could do both. I can't. What I can do is keep others safe from my affliction.

posted August 16, 2016

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