Pacemaker and driving

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Is it ok to drive with a pacemaker, or do the dvla take your licence of you ?

I am quite worried because it's law you have to notify the dvla or £1000 fine

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    Go to the DVLA website to find the medical conditions you have to declare.
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    Just had a guick look charles and you have to notify dvla dont know full ramifications you will have to see into it
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    Hi Charles, I had a pacemaker fitted last June. I informed the DVLA who sent a letter stating that they are happy for me to drive also my insurance company do not have a problem either. Hope it goes well (I was a bit sore for a while afterwards but ok eventually) airport security is not bad as long as you have your pacemaker card with you, they let you walk around the sensor but give you a good hand search, most ask for passport to verify who you are.
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