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Provisional licence?

Discussion in 'Driving and DVLA' started by louiisehelen, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. louiisehelen

    louiisehelen Type 1 · Member

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    I have a provisional licence and am looking to learn to drive. Only recently been diagnosed with type 1, do I need to update my provisional licence at all?

    I have tried searching for info online but can only see details for a full driving licence.

    Any advice will be appreciated!!
     
  2. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    I would make the DVLA aware that you've been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes @louiisehelen
     
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  3. catapillar

    catapillar Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I don't know the answer. But, if I were you & had exhausted the googling for the answer approach, I think I would be ringing the DVLA to see what they say.

    I would think you probably do have to tell them - if you have a licence, you have to notify them on diagnosis, if you are diabetic & applying for a provisional licence there's a special box to tick. God love the DVLA, they probably just haven't thought that there will be someone with a provisional who gets diagnosed diabetic before they pass their test.

    Try calling them & good luck with the lessons :)
     
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    himtoo Type 1 · Well-Known Member
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    agree with the people above -- do let them know
     
  5. philchap1

    philchap1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes, provisional or full are only for 3 years.
     
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    CarbsRok Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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  7. louiisehelen

    louiisehelen Type 1 · Member

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    Thank you for all your advice!! I will let them know!
     
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