Data are only available for calendar years 2004, 2005 and 2006. The data are broken down to ordinary (car/bike) and vocational lorry/bus) driving entitlement. The data relate to drivers who have either had their current licences revoked, or applications for a licence refused.
2004 2005 2006 Ordinary 24,256 26,245 25,525 Vocational 5,972 6,100 5,166
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency has been considering the effectiveness of all aspects of the system in place in Great Britain for ensuring that drivers are medically fit to drive.
The Department for Transport is currently preparing a public consultation on possible changes. A date has not yet been set for its publication.