2 doctors weighed in:
I had a tonic-clonic seizure and the neurologist told me not to drive for six months. What are the laws?
2 doctors weighed in

Dr. Christopher Wilson
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
In brief: Seizures and driving
Laws vary state to state.
At the bare minimum most neurologists restrict driving until someone is seizure free for six months.

In brief: Seizures and driving
Laws vary state to state.
At the bare minimum most neurologists restrict driving until someone is seizure free for six months.
Dr. Christopher Wilson
Dr. Christopher Wilson
Thank
In brief: Different from S to
The seizure-free period required varies from state to state.
For example if you are in texas is 6 months. Find out which the requirement in your state. This is for your protection and the protection of others. A different but tangential issue is that there are 6 states requiring that the physician must report the person who had the seizure to the transit authority: calif, delaw, n, nj. Oregon, pen.

In brief: Different from S to
The seizure-free period required varies from state to state.
For example if you are in texas is 6 months. Find out which the requirement in your state. This is for your protection and the protection of others. A different but tangential issue is that there are 6 states requiring that the physician must report the person who had the seizure to the transit authority: calif, delaw, n, nj. Oregon, pen.
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Eric Weisman
Board Certified, Neurology
32 years in practice
9M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors