Miscellaneous

When can I drive after a TBI?

When can I drive after a TBI?

If you have a mild head injury, such as a concussion, doctors recommend you wait at least 24-48 hours before driving again. If you suffered a more serious brain injury, especially one that required a hospital stay, doctors suggest waiting 6-12 months before attempting to drive again.

Can a doctor take your driver’s license in Georgia?

The Georgia DDS will accept requests to evaluate drivers from relatives, law enforcement officers, physicians, caregivers, vision specialists, and others with personal knowledge that an individual may be medically or mentally unfit to drive.

How long can you not drive after brain surgery?

You will need to stop driving while you are having treatment and for up to 12 months afterwards. This depends on the type and grade of your tumour, and the type of treatment you have had. For example, you might be able to drive 6 months after surgery for a slow growing (grade 1) meningioma.

Can I drive after having a brain bleed?

You must tell the DVLA if you’ve had a subarachnoid haemorrhage. You’ll need to avoid driving until you have heard back from the DVLA. The DVLA will decide when you can drive again. It can vary from several weeks to months.

How do I get a restricted license in Georgia?

To apply for a Restricted License or Limited Permit you will need to bring an Affidavit of First Conviction to the Georgia Department of Driver Services. The judge will issue the affidavit if you are convicted of DUI or enter a plea thereto.

How many years is a Georgia driver’s license good for?

8 years
You must renew your driver’s license every 8 years. You may apply to renew 150 days before the expiration date of the license. You may renew an expired license within 2 years of the expiration date.

What is a Georgia Class C license?

Class C (Commercial) – licenses are issued only if the vehicle is designed to carry sixteen or more passengers (including the driver), or utilized to transport hazardous materials in quantities that require a placard. Knowledge and driving skill exams may be required upon initial issuance.

How long does it take for nerves to heal after brain surgery?

If your nerve is bruised or traumatized but is not cut, it should recover over 6-12 weeks. A nerve that is cut will grow at 1mm per day, after about a 4 week period of ‘rest’ following your injury. Some people notice continued improvement over many months.