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Knowledge of the DVLA guidance among health professionals
  1. M Z Akhtar,
  2. A Sanders
  1. Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr M Z Akhtar, Foundation Year 2, Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK; zeeshanakhtar{at}

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It is estimated that only 0.2% of road traffic accidents (RTA) resulting in driver fatality are directly caused by seizures in the United States.1 It has been demonstrated, however, that the risk of any type of crash is almost doubled for those with epilepsy compared with the general population.2 The Driving and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) provides a framework from …

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