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 must stop driving for at least 1 month after a transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or mini-stroke. You can restart only when your doctor tells you it is safe.
You can also fill in form STR1 and send it to DVLA. The address is on the form.
You don’t need to tell DVLA if you had a TIA and have recovered.
Read the leaflet ‘Car or motorcycle drivers who have had a stroke or transient ischaemic attack’ for more information.
Bus, coach or lorry licence
You must tell DVLA if you had a transient ischaemic attack or mini-stroke.
Fill in form STR1V and send it to DVLA. The address is on the form.
You must stop driving for at least one year after a TIA. You can restart only when your doctor tells you it is safe.