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  • Will the DMV suspend my drivers license if I am diagnosed with a sleep disorder?

    Sleep Apnea and Your Driver License Each state treats sleep disorder differently, often on a case-by-case basis. Some states require physicians, by law, to report client disorders (such as epilepsy, sleep apnea, and strokes) to the DMV. Other states only take action following an episode which, i ...

  • Should I wear my prescription glasses during the vision test and driving test?

    Prescription Glasses Improve Your Vision The object of taking the vision test and the driving test is to pass. If you need glasses to read an eye chart, or to see road signs, wearing your prescription glasses is a must. If you can't pass either test, you're quest for a driver license will be del ...

  • Will the DMV suspend my drivers license if I am diagnosed with narcolepsy?

    Maintaining Driver License With Sleep Disorder Each state treats driver medical conditions differently. This includes diabetes, epilepsy, strokes and narcolepsy. Depending on your state you may be denied a drivers license due to a reported medical condition on your drivers license application. M ...

  • Will I lose my drivers license if I have a stroke?

    Drivers License Restrictions Following a Stroke All states have different rules governing medical conditions. It's not uncommon for stroke victims to resume driving again, sometimes with the assistance of modified driving equipment. But before you can consider driving, or even maintaining your d ...

  • Can I obtain a drivers license if I have diabetes?

    Drivers With Diabetes Whether you can own a driver license depends on your state. Each state follows different rules governing drivers with diabetes. Depending on your state, driver license restrictions may only apply following a seizure or loss of consciousness. Georgia, for instance, has no re ...

  • If I am ordered by a physician to take insulin, must I report this to the DMV?

    Insulin and Your Driver License Each state governs insulin differently. In California, for example, you do not have to report diabetes to the DMV, unless you are diagnosed as requiring insulin. Most states, however, don't require notification until a medical incident occurs, something that would ... (the Site) is a privately owned, for-profit Web site owned by OnlineGURU, Inc. The Site specifically disclaims any and all connection with any state bureau, division, or Department of Motor Vehicles, or any state or federal government agency. does its best to get the correct information but does not claim responsibility for the accuracy of the information displayed herein. It is not complete or certified information. The information provided on is not legal advice, is not a lawyer referral service, and no attorney-client or confidential relationship is or should be formed by use of the site. Additionally, the Site expressly disclaims any and all liability for third party links or resources on the Site and any claims of negligence arising from same. For official information, please consult your state motor vehicle department.