Epilepsy and traffic safety.

  title={Epilepsy and traffic safety.},
  author={Phiroze Hansotia and Steven K. Broste},
  volume={34 5},
We previously reported that drivers with epilepsy have somewhat higher age-adjusted rates of traffic accidents and moving violations than do drivers without epilepsy. We attempted to identify medical and other factors contributing to this increase. Medical records of 241 drivers with a history of seizures, representing essentially all such persons from a contiguous seven ZIP postal code area served by the Marshfield Clinic were studied. This zip code refers to a defined geographic area around… CONTINUE READING