IHD (myocardial infarction, insulin treatment and driving)

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Temporary insulin treatment - including gestational diabetes or post-myocardial infarction

  • Group 1
    • May drive and need not notify the DVLA, provided:
      • under medical supervision
      • not advised by clinician as at risk of disabling hypoglycaemia
    • May continue to drive but must notify the DVLA if:
      • disabling hypoglycaemia occurs
      • treatment continues for more than 3 months - or in gestational diabetes, continues for 3 months after delivery

Consult the DVLA website for latest advice.


Last edited 06/2019