Type your question here. I have recently been discharged from hospital after a 2month stay. I had an operation several weeks ago from which I have recovered. I have herd that it's illegal to drive within 6 weeks of an operation. ~Is this true? If not what does the law say?
System of Law: England-and-Wales
Hi there. Thanks for your question, I will help you with this.
Have your doctors told you not to drive?
There is no general law, or rule, that prevents you from driving for six weeks after an operation.
If your doctor had told you not to drive, then this may be something that is reportable to the DVLA and as such, would suspend or revoke your driving licence. But, there is nothing that would generally prevents you from driving for any period, after any operation, so long as you remained fit and able to drive.
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