Driving with a neurological condition

Should you drive if you have a neurological condition? There’s no single answer to this. Essentially, to drive a car safely you need:

Good perception

Good judgement

Good responsiveness

Reasonable physical capability

Depending on the type and severity of your condition, it may be safe and legal for you to drive at the present time. Depending on the progression of your condition, your ability to drive may change in the future. It’s possible you might need some modifications to your vehicle to enable you to drive safely.

Driving with a NC

Here are some examples of guidelines on driving with neurological conditions:

Whatever your condition, you need to meet the requirements of the Government of Western Australia's Mandatory Reporting of Medical Conditions regulations.

You are required to report your condition within one month of diagnosis and report any changes to your condition.