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Driving

Driving

just wondering what yalls state laws are for driving aftwr a seizure. every time i have one, i have to wait 6 months to drive, which sucks but could be worse. i was just wondering if yall had similar laws, or for those of you who have multiple seizures, what do yall do about driving?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member I told myself and everyone around me if i have seizure more frequently I will give my lisence away because my seizures are uncontrolled now I only had 5 seizure if I have more personaly I will want to be 1 year seizure free before driving. Driving is well was my drug I lost my lisence for almost a year now still struggling about the lisence its hard not being able to drive but i can manage it

posted 3 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Would anybody really want to start diving just because laws say they are allowed to now because they are having less seizures. Then have a seizure and end up causing an accident & taking somebodies life away from them just because I wanted to drive. Could anybody really forgive themselves if that was a young child that has 40+ more years left I their life to finish living, or maybe a member of their own family? There are other methods of transportation, use those, I really don't like depending on others for help and am trying to find a new place to live. If You are so desperate live in a city. Everything is in a city-a person that has epilepsy needs: Hospitals & Dr.s etc. Good Luck To Everyone!

posted 3 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

To determine if driving is okay use your head. Even a momentary lack of attention when driving is dangerous. I was amazed when state said it was okay if no grand mals for18 months. Even an absence seizure causes loss of control etc .Just cause its legal does not make it safe.
for you or others. We all know better thankfully.

posted 3 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Facts where I am some bus lines were extending to outer
surrounding areas of the suburbs uber and Lyft work if you got the money

posted 3 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Personally I believe living in a city instead of a suburban area will make life easier. Hospitals are in every city, transportation is easier. For those who are interested Baseball Teams are in a city also.

posted 3 months ago
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