Which ‘identifiable medical conditions’ are drivers obliged to report to the DVLA?

The Glasgow bin lorry crash just before Christmas last year was without doubt a tragedy for the relatives of the 6 victims who lost their lives. The subsequent refusal of the Crown Prosecution Service to bring charges against the driver after the Crash Inquiry has understandably caused anger amongst relatives and road safety campaigners. However, whatever the rights and wrongs of that decision, the case has highlighted just how little ordinary drivers know about their rights and responsibilities when they apply for, and are granted, a driving licence. So, here is Harold Stock & Co’s summary of DVLA law. Hopefully this will go some way to clarifying the issue. Continue reading…