Considering its immense social and medico-legal importance, all stroke patients should receive accurate advice regarding driving. An audit in a district general hospital revealed the defi ciencies in recording and advising stroke patients in this regard. Drs Shubharata Biswas, Laxmi Radhakrishnan and Suryabrata Banerjee with Professor Mohan Datta-Chaudhuri discuss how the stroke management team should record driving history and provide necessary advice.