Life after a stroke isn't easy, and may never be the same. There is no easy answer to the question about when a person can drive after having a stroke. Every person is different, every stroke is different and this leads to very different aftercare. Past medical history, age, other medical complexities and the severity of the stroke all play a role in the potential for a person to recover and demonstrate the ability to consider driving. In this article, I'll talk about my experience as a Certified Driving Rehab Specialist working with stroke patients and help you understand the possibilities of driving (or retiring from driving) after a stroke.