Driver Fitness

A person's fitness to drive can be affected by a medical condition, by temporary illness and by the environment in which they work, drive and live. Certain health impairments can lead to unsafe driving, as can the treatment for these conditions.

Health impairments, such as stress, sleep disturbance, migraine, flu, severe colds and hayfever can lead to unsafe driving. Sometimes, the treatment for these conditions can also impair someone’s driving. Our advice highlights some of the conditions and illnesses that can make someone unfit to drive and the importance of assessing your fitness to undertake a journey.

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