Macular degeneration and driving
You can be fined up to £1,000 if you don’t tell DVLA about a medical condition that affects your driving. You may be prosecuted if you’re involved in an accident as a result.
Car or motorcycle licence
If macular degeneration only affects one eye
You don’t need to tell DVLA if you’re still able to meet the ‘visual standards for driving’.
If macular degeneration affects both eyes
You must tell DVLA if macular degeneration affects both your eyes.
You can also fill in form V1 and send it to DVLA. The address is on the form.
Bus, coach or lorry licence
You must tell DVLA if macular degeneration affects your ability to drive. Fill in form V1V and send it to DVLA. The address is on the form.