Did You Know...
A person on methadone or buprenorphine has no increased risk of accident or injury if on a stable dose and are not taking another substance that causes impairment.
Driving While On Treatment
Being on treatment doesn't exclude you from driving. Though just like any other driver, you do have a responsibility not to drive if impaired.
Talk To Healthcare Providers
There are many factors that can make you not fit to drive. You should talk to your doctor about your circumstances or if unsure about something.
Other Ways To Get Around
There are lots of ways you can get around if you are not fit to drive. You can check out our consumer FAQs for some ideas on getting around.
Looking Out For One Another
It's important to look out for each other and to look after yourself. It is your responsibility to recognise if you are not fit to drive. Your safety and the safety of others depend on it.
Get Advice & Support
There are a range of resources, organisations and support services available for both consumers receiving treatment and health professionals.
News & Updates
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Health Professionals Training Courses
Want to upskill your knowledge around patient driving safety and opioid treatment in NSW?
There are a range of courses available to further your professional development. All courses are accredited with the RACGP and ACRRM for members to receive CPD.
Visit the Training Course page to enrol or for more information.