122016May

Do drivers with epilepsy have higher rates of motor vehicle accidents than those without epilepsy?

Highlights MVAs were 26 times more likely to occur with drivers with other medical conditions compared to DWE. When DWE self-reported MVA occurrences, there was no increase in expected MVA rates. When MVA rates in DWE were ascertained by objective measures, rates were doubled from expected. Adjusting MVA rates in DWE using ‘miles driven’ would…

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