You may need to tell DVLA if you’ve had a stroke.

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

You only need to tell DVLA if you’re still having problems 1 month after the stroke. Download the leaflet ‘Car or motorcycle drivers who have had a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA)’ to find out if you need to tell DVLA about your stroke.

If you do need to tell DVLA, fill in form STR1 and send it to DVLA. The address is on the form.

Bus, coach or lorry driver licence

You must tell DVLA if you’ve had a stroke (or TIA). Fill in form STR1V and send it to DVLA. The address is on the form.

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