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Diab 1 Questions

Discussion in 'Driving and DVLA' started by Ribby_c, Aug 28, 2018.

  1. Ribby_c

    Ribby_c · Newbie

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    Hi guys, renewal coming up as my 3 year license is soon to be expired. Having a some paranoia over what the outcome will be, so just looking for some reassurance; can you guys post up what boxes you ticked and what the outcome was? Feel like this thread may offer a lot of help people!
    Cheers guys.
  2. urbanracer

    urbanracer Type 1 · Expert
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    Did mine on-line for the first time last year. It is pretty straight forward and shouldn't really be anything to worry about.
  3. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Hi @Ribby_c ,

    Welcome to the forum.

    Been doing this every 3 years since passing my test back in late 1986? (Though i do empathise with your feelings about it when renewal time comes around..)
    The whole process gets quicker & quicker with DVLA.
    You filled out the DIAB1 form with no issues of hypos needing medical assistance, you are hypo awair & no eye issue needing treatment. (or failing treatment.)
    All in all. if your doc has no reservasions about your fitness to drive.

    Then i wish you many years of happy & safe motoring! :)
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  4. britishpub

    britishpub Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    And some (potential) good news from DVLA.

    They currently have an online "Fitness to Drive" portal in Beta at the moment which should streamline the process even more.
  5. nadiq38

    nadiq38 Type 1 · Member

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    Well I had a more complicated eye issue or so I thought. I had laser in both eyes one year after renewal. I had an DVLA eye test n all was ok. Hope that helps.
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