New Vision Panel Secretary Dr Cathy Armstrong shares her professional advice on getting your eyesight checked for driving, and the extra challenges of driving in winter.
Emma Melrose, Head of DVLA Drivers Medical, shares her early experiences of being in the role.
Russell Trowbridge-Matthews, of DVLA's Corporate Services Team, is the relationship manager for medical charities. The team was set up just over 3 years ago to gain a better understanding of corporate customers’ needs. Russell explains more.
If you drive, it goes without saying that you know you need your eyes on the road at all times. What you might not know is that DVLA has minimum eyesight standards that all drivers need to demonstrate so they can be allowed to drive. Dr Gareth Rees, DVLA’s Vision Panel Secretary, tells us more.
Parkinson’s disease is a progressive condition that may affect someone’s ability to drive safely. Dr Wyn Parry, DVLA’s Senior Medical Adviser, tells us more about driving with this condition.
We’ve just published our 3-year strategic plan and this year’s business plan, so it’s a good time to take stock of what we’ve done – and what’s to come.
If you drive a bus or lorry, did you know that even if you’re caught speeding in your own car, there could be implications on your professional role?
Given it’s World Diabetes Day today (Monday 14 November) what better time to highlight the potential effects of diabetes mellitus on one aspect of daily life so many people take for granted: driving. Diabetes mellitus, commonly known as diabetes, is a …
I’m really excited to tell you that our brand new online medical licensing service is now in public beta. Car drivers and motorcyclists can tell us if they have diabetes or single vision conditions by using this 24/7 service. If …
Last month, DVLA launched updated guidance entitled ‘Assessing Fitness to Drive: a Guide for Medical Professionals’ to help medical professionals assess their patients’ fitness to drive. Why we did it It replaces the previous ‘At a Glance’ guide, and helps medical …