Disabled Driving Information and Resources
This section of ABLEize offers a mixed bag of information, advice, services and resources for disabled drivers including details of the Blue Badge scheme, how to begin driving with a disability and where to obtain lessons along with official government resources offering advice about driving with a disability or a restrictive health condition as well as licence and driving test help and information and sites offering disabled drivers insurance cover. Includes advice about leasing a Motability car, how to purchase a brand new car without paying VAT and how to return or start driving after a disability.
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Explains how to get assistance at a petrol station if you have a disability and cannot easily get out of your vehicle. Includes details of a handy mobile phone app highlighting accessible petrol stations within the UK.
A national charity, set up on the initiative of the Government in 1977 to assist disabled people obtain a car and assist with their mobility and driving needs.
Next Wheels & Tyres is a Gloucester-based, independent, family-run business that helps with Auto Care. Tyres, Tracking, Servicing and Alloy Wheel Refurb is all carried out from the garage.
Full details of the Blue Badge disabled parking scheme, how to apply and where and when they can be used. Includes downloads and advice sections.
Details of driving lessons for the disabled and information about the Motability scheme. Includes contacts to find out more or book lessons.
Government advice on disabled motoring and the medical conditions that the DVLA need to know about.
Offers an in-depth explanation of the driving assessment process and what to expect if you have been referred to the Mobility Centre by the DVA. Also explains what the driving assessment consists of.
Offering online advice to new disabled drivers with a four step Q and A section about getting on the road as well as tips about driving with a disability, motorist with an amputation, MS or after a stroke. Information supplied by The Research Institute for Disabled Consumers.
Practicle advice and information about driving after having a stroke with the regulations, notifying the DVLA and how to make contact. Site includes related stroke resources with contacts.
A network of independent organisations covering the UK and Ireland offering information, advice and assessments for disabled drivers. Includes guides, FAQ’s and find a disabled drivers centre facility.