“There are few aspects of having epilepsy in adult life that cause greater distress than the necessary legal restrictions on driving”.
Hopkins, A. Appleton, R 1996
“Epilepsy The Facts”
Across Europe, persons with epilepsy can experience widely different regulations regarding driving. Many countries operate a blanket ban on people with epilepsy preventing them from driving, while other countries have regulations that may differ significantly from neighbouring countries. Therefore the need for Europe-wide regulations is very evident.
Driving Regulations Across Europe
At present the following European countries, ranked according to their GDP, have driving regulations for epilepsy: