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Living Guide

The Living Guide and linked documents are archived and are no longer being updated (last updated April 2021). Our monthly newsletter and website continue to provide updates on Covid-19 and many other issues.

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) temporary arrangements regarding medicals

The DVLA has produced a leaflet suggesting that the GP should supply an opinion on fitness to drive. GPs can provide factual reports to DVLA for them to determine fitness to drive but should not be giving an opinion on an individuals fitness to drive unless, in their professional opinion, the patient has a condition which is an absolute, clearly defined contraindication to driving.

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