Epilepsy and driving: Current status of research

  title={Epilepsy and driving: Current status of research},
  author={Anna Devlin and Morris Odell and Judith L. Charlton and Sjaan Koppel},
  journal={Epilepsy Research},

Fitness to drive in seizure and epilepsy: A protocol for Iranian clinicians

  • N. Tabrizi
  • Medicine, Psychology
    Iranian journal of neurology
  • 2019
A systematic review of literature addressing guidelines about driving and epilepsy and driving laws of different countries for epileptic patients was performed and, after consideration of cultural issues, a practical protocol for Iranian neurologists was suggested.

Diabetes and Driving Safety: Science, Ethics, Legality and Practice

E Epidemiologic research suggests that patients at risk for hypoglycemia-related MVAs may have some characteristics in common, including a history of severe hypoglyCEmia or of hypoglycephalic-related driving mishaps, as well as abnormal counter-regulatory responses to hypglycemia and greater cognitive impairments during moderate hypoglycesmia.

Canadian Epileptologists’ Counseling of Drivers Amidst Guideline Inconsistencies

Canadian epileptologists have variable counseling practices about driving, and this may be attributable to inconsistencies between CMa and CCMta medical fitness guidelines.

Overview of epilepsy in context to its genetic basis, etiology, diagnosis and the possible treatments

  • F. Akram
  • Medicine, Psychology
    Pure and Applied Biology
  • 2022
Many types of epilepsy have no cure but there are some surgeries present for the treatment of epilepsy.

The Role of Chemical Factors in the Occurrence of the Nervous System Disorders Posttraumatic epilepsy

The diagnostic approach continues, under the direct supervision of the neurologist, by identifying the aetiology of epilepsy, which includes 27 epilepsy cases studied in 2014-2018.



Epilepsy and driving capability in Slovenia

Epilepsy and driving in North Carolina: an exploratory study.

Driving and epilepsy: the effects of medication.

It seems wise for physicians to inform drivers with epilepsy of such potential problems, particularly when changes in treatment are made, and a driving performance test or a test of reaction time may be useful to determine whether a license should be issued.

Driving prevalence and factors associated with driving among patients with epilepsy

Epilepsy, Driving Laws, and Patient Disclosure to Physicians

Summary: To avoid loss of driving privileges, patients with epilepsy may elect not to report seizures to their physician or to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Reporting to the physician may

Epilepsy and Driving Regulations in Wisconsin

Summary: Driving regulations in the state of wisconsin have evolved In 1987, changes in these regulations focuseed the problem on loss of consciouness and bodily control of drivers rather than on

Health and Relicensing Policies for Older Drivers in the European Union

There is considerable heterogeneity within the EU on the processes of older driver screening, and this diversity may facilitate research into the effect of different policies on safe mobility of older people.

Seizure Attacks While Driving: Quality of Life in Persons with Epilepsy

Seizure attacks while driving diminished QOL in PWE even though they only suffered minor injuries, and a good public transportation system would ease the need to drive.