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Does Anyone Else Still Have A Driver's License?

Does Anyone Else Still Have A Driver's License?

I've always thought it was strange that none of the doctors I've seen have said i can't drive anymore. Curious if anyone else still has a valid license and drives daily?!

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I worked as an EMT for a couple months in college, but I had an episode of lost time (after being seizure free for quite a while), so I had to resign (but was eligible for rehire later after the appropriate time had passed. When I moved back home, I found I couldn't drive any commercial vehicle; only a personal one. Additionally, I didn't get insured to drive on any car (so I don't right now) because it's just too expensive. It sucks because I really liked driving, but I've found an appreciation in public transport and walking to places :D. Helps clear my mind when I'm frusturated.

posted 10 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I always had a license but after having multiple seizures my mind has slowed down. This affect makes me more cautious when behind the wheel.

posted 10 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I've always had a valid license...just a bunch of suspensions for each seizure.

A side story - when I had surgery and started driving again, I had a license plate printed with OTRA 4 on it (On The Road Again in April). If I didn't feel like I was jinxing myself, I'd add FG (For Good) to the plate. 😜

posted 10 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I still have a valid driver's license in the state of Michigan if you're seizure free for 6 months you can drive

posted 10 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Strict laws in the UK Over 40years I've given it back twice .My partial seizures became uncontrolled 10 years ago so I voluntarily surrendered it for good I do know a lady who was diagnosed late on in life ,who has tonic clonics &,illegally ,still drives 😣,as she couldn't possibly do without the car !!!! I'm sure someone will correct me or back me up ,but I'll swear there was a lady on the sitewho'd served a ,3year prison sentence She'd caused an accident when driving &had a tonic clonic ,fortunately there were no serious injuries .

posted 10 months ago
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