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Driving Offences: Convictions

Volume 493: debated on Monday 8 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many convictions of drivers who failed to inform the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency of their unfitness to drive on medical grounds there have been in each of the last five years. (278072)

It is for the police and the Crown Prosecution Service to pursue a prosecution where a driver fails to notify Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) of a medical condition that affects their ability to drive safely. DVLA is not aware of any convictions for failure to notify a medical condition in the last five years.