Do any of you drive legally in the US?

I wanted to know if it’s reasonable to drive. I have my license but wondered if it could be revoked because of my condition.

Has anyone had any issues or everything ok or just depends?

I’ve been in a bad accident when I took my bedtime meds before driving home, but the police and dmv don’t revoke your license. Plenty of scz patients own and operate automobiles. I have been driving since I was 15. Still am.

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I drive every day.

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I have my license and I’m totally comfortable with driving anywhere but in the city of Chicago. Downtown driving takes some intense offensive driving so I still need to learn lol.

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I used to have trouble driving from anxiety but now it’s better.
See no reason why I can’t drive

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I drive but I’m also cognitively intact. Everyone’s different

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I’ve been driving steadily since 1997. I actually started driving in 1978 when I was 17. I became schizophrenic when I was 19 and I quit driving for about 5 years. I picked it up again later. Anyways, since 1997 I’ve had four or five accidents but only one was my fault.

Many years ago a cop pulled me over for speeding or running a stop sign or something. I was with a guy from my group home. The cop was about to let me go but the guy sitting in the passenger seat started laughing uncontrollably for no reason. The cop suspected something was up and we had to admit we were both schizophrenic and it came out that we were both on medication.

The cop was cool with this information but he warned us that if we ever got pulled over again and we acted too strangely because of our medication we could get a “DUI” (driving under the influence). It’s a serious charge that you can go to jail for. DUI’s are usually given when someone is drunk or on drugs.

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I drive professionally in Canada. My main job is driving a bulk fuel delivery truck. I’m also a spare school bus driver, although I’ve been doing a lot of that for the last two months covering the route of a driver who passed away (not behind the wheel, thankfully). I turn 48 this November. My only ticket was for running a stop sign when I was 16. My only accident that I’m at fault for (sort of) was hitting a deer in a snowstorm in 2007, which didn’t affect my insurance premiums. I’m DXed with SZ and I’m med-compliant.

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My father-in-law drives a fuel truck also. On the topic of the thread, yes I’m licensed and drive in the US.

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I’m liscenced and I drive regularly. On my bad days, I know enough to stay home or get a ride. I have to be responsible enough to know when I will be unsafe behind the wheel. Most days I am fine, though. I used to regularly drive the five hours between my old apartment and my mom’s house to help take care of my siblings.

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I drive with no issues

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OMG @PrincessKenny is still around! How are you doing?! I have missed you these couple weeks!

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I’m good! How have you been?? I missed you and the others too, my grandma was in the hospital and then I got a nasty lung infection from visiting her in the hospital so I was tied up for a couple weeks

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Oh that’s terrible. How are both of you doing now?

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She’s doing much better, she was able to go home on Wednesday, and I’m just coming off the tail end of being sick

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That’s good. I’m glad you’re feeling better now. I was getting a bit worried.

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You like eating? People can only tend so many crops using manual labour. A typical family farm goes through about 1000L a fuel per month raising crops using farm machinery. I know this as the person who delivers said fuel to them. I like the comforts that come with modern life including a variety of affordable food. Not apologizing for that.

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Sounds like you should make the personal choice to grow your own subsistence farm. Make sure to grow plenty of beans, because that would be your only source of protein if you don’t want to use any machinery to harvest grain or raise animals.

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