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Driving and sleep arrhythmia

Discussion in 'Driving and DVLA' started by oldman1954, Feb 16, 2016.

  1. oldman1954

    oldman1954 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Several months ago i had to undergo a sleep arrhythmia test as part of a battery of tests because of my cluster headaches , after some time i received an appointment for the 29th of this month . Due to an unfortunate incident in which i collapsed due to a blinding headache i had to go to the doctors who told me it was illegal to drive while the sleep arrhythmia was being investigated all i was told that my readings were high and he signed off for three weeks . Now surely my doctor should have told me about this and the possibility of my falling asleep at the wheel . I rang the dvla and all i got from them was follow doctors orders.
     
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    CarbsRok Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Perhaps contact the consultant who performed the test and ask his/her advice. This is the list of conditions http://www.dvla-contact-number.co.uk/medical-conditions/

    Hope everything works out OK for you.
     
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    oldman1954 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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