Courses

If you don’t have a medical condition which affects your driving then the forum recommend the following assessments:

Click here to see the list of notifiable medical conditions
https://www.gov.uk/health-conditions-and-driving

If you do have a medical condition that may affect your driving then see Wessex DriveAbility assessment at the bottom of the this page

Driver Skills Scheme 60+

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Hampshire County Council operate a driving appraisal scheme for Hampshire residents called the ‘Driver Skills Scheme 60+’. The appraisal takes place from the person’s home using their own car and is delivered by specially selected and trained Driving Standards Agency (DSA) Approved Driving Instructors (ADI) who have a good understanding of the needs of experienced drivers.

Click here for more information.

Safe Driving for Longer Older Drivers Course

IOW Fire and Rescue

The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue road safety team offer a two hour theory session followed by a free one hour optional driving assessment.

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The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM)

iam-roadsmart_logo_rgb_72dpiOffer a number of courses to give assistance to the older driver, like the Mature Driver Assessment which is great in building confidence

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The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)
ROSPA  logo 2016Offer offer an Experienced Driver Assessment. This is a one hour drive in your own car with a RoSPA Assessor

Click here for more information

If you do have a medical condition which is notifiable to the DVLA, the forum recommend the following assessment:

Click here to see the list of notifiable medical conditions
https://www.gov.uk/health-conditions-and-driving

Wessex DriveAbility

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Established in 2006, Wessex DriveAbility is an independent charity and is part of a network of 17 mobility centres throughout the UK, known as The Forum of Mobility Centres.

The friendly Wessex DriveAbility team consists of highly specialist Occupational Therapists and Approved Driving Instructors, supported by a knowledgeable administration team.  A fleet of dual controlled vehicles is available, fitted with and without a range of adaptations.

Click here for more information.