Driving lessons for disabled drivers
Although the minimum driving age is normally 17, disabled people who are on the higher rate of Disability Living Allowance are allowed to start driving at age 16.
Is there a special exam for disabled people?
As a disabled person, you are expected to drive as safely as anybody else and are therefore required to take the same driving test as any other candidate. Upon booking your driving examination you should let the DSA know if you have any severe hearing difficulties or any form of disability that affects your physical movements. This is so the DSA can allocate extra time for your test to allow you time to get in and out of the car and to explain any adaptations you use to the examiner.
The Motability scheme
The Motability scheme gives some disabled people who are on the higher rate of the Disability Living Allowance the opportunity to own or hire a car. They may also be able to offer you financial support with the cost of your driving lessons.
Specially Trained Instructor
Our instructors are specially trained in teaching disabled drivers to all levels. They have also taken special courses for disability training and are fully capable of teach people with varying ranges of disabilities. Contact us for more information and to book your first lesson now.