Commercial Drivers Licenses for Drivers with Epilepsy

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In this episode of's Hallway Conversations, Dr. Joseph Sirven, Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic Arizona and Editor-in-Chief of, interviews Gregory Krauss MD, Professor of Neurology at Johns Hopkins University Medical School about commercial drivers licenses for drivers with epilepsy.

The Federal Motor Carriers Administration recently decided to accept a medical expert panel recommendations on commercial driving. Commercial CVDL licensure can now be considered for drivers who are seizure free whether on or off antiepilepsy medications for 8 years.