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type 2 driving

Discussion in 'Driving and DVLA' started by david67, Apr 9, 2016.

  1. david67

    david67 Type 2 · Newbie

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    I`ve got prostatitis + type 2 diabetes.Got c1 on my driving licence do I have to give this up and does this mean I can`t pull a trailer with a 3 1/2 ton van ?
     
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    CollieBoy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @david67
    What meds are you on for the diabetes?
    DVLA shouldn't steal your C1 unless you are on insulin.
    Even on insulin you should have B+E (if you are pre '97) which should cover your for a 3.5 tonner
     
  3. AndBreathe

    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    I don't know. Much depends on medications you take, and obviously your health. The DVLA website has lots of useful information, if you ask Dr Google.
     
  4. david67

    david67 Type 2 · Newbie

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    Metformin -diabetes.
    Ramipril & Lercanidipine - Blood pressure
    Atorvastatin- Cholesterol
    Also could I refuse to drive a van with trailer ?
     
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    PatsyB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    If on Insulin they will send you anotehr 3 year license through mine is due to be renewed next year :wtf:
     
  6. CollieBoy

    CollieBoy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    for this lot there should be no auto ban on C1 or D1 as you are not on insulin if your licence is pre 1997 you should still have your +E on your codes so should be licenced for a trailer.
    I am OK for my ELWB Iveco & 2.5 tonne trailer!
     
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    david67 Type 2 · Newbie

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    thanks for that information been getting myself all stressed for nothing,maybe I`ve had this infection longer than thought
     
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    Osidge Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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