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New member
Can any 1 help me understand the Dvla medical as I have to go for a urine test because I had a drug problem years ago and was applying for my class 2 a couple of weeks ago and told them I was smoking cannabis until 3 1/2 yr ago and now the said I have to do a Dvla medical or they will revoke my license can they do this ?


TTC Group
They can revoke your licence if you refuse to do the medical.
Why would you not want to? Have you used cannabis recently?


New member
No I haven’t but I have been round people who have , I dnt have a drug problem anymore , but was wanting to know why they would revoke me license if I dnt go .


Well-known member
The simple answer is yes they can revoke your licence if you've admitted to using drugs especially if you are a HGV driver looking to renew, this is what happened to me however I admitted to drinking in excess, I was looking to renew my HGV licence had my D2 medical where I told the doctor I was drinking 30 units a week, wrote to my GP found there was an entry level of dependence noted in 2006, I applied for my HGV licence in the October and then they revoked me in January......