Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) advises that drivers must cease to drive a motor vehicle on diagnosis of diplopia. We recently revealed that the clinicians’ awareness of the guidelines was poor and also patients did not receive appropriate driving advice.
1We have since contacted the DVLA regarding the shortcomings of the guidelines and wish to update your readers.
- Singh R.P.
- Malik H.
- Carter L.M.
Driving advice for patients with double vision following zygomatico-orbital complex fractures.
The British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. 2011; 49
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Published online: August 29, 2012
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