Thames Valley

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 Driving Mobility centres assessment sat the bottom of the this page

Buckinghamshire

Transport for Buckinghamshire (TfB) offer a driving assessments specifically designed for the mature motorist. This can help identify changes in your driving help you to continue to drive safely.

The assessment is carried out on local roads in the drivers own car and is based around their driving needs. This is followed up with a written report which gives an overview of the drive and highlights any areas for improvement.

If you would like more information then please contact roadsafety@buckscc.gov.uk

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West Berkshire

West Berks run a scheme called Flourish, which consists of presentations from IAM, Occupational Health, SpecSavers (looking after your eyesight)

After the presentations they have a chance to interact with the speakers, along with other representatives providing Bus Information, Hearing Service, mobility aids and a basic eye sight check with our eye sight machine.

For information please contact Trafficandroadsafety@westberks.gov.uk

The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM)

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

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

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

Driving Mobility Centres

Mobility Centres have specially trained clinicians and specially trained professional driving instructors to assess how a person’s condition or disability affects their driving and what help, including car adaptations, will enable them to continue to drive safely. This includes a medical assessment and an in-car driving assessment in a dual controlled car.

Driving Mobility Centres within your area are: 

Wessex DriveAbility: 02380 554 100
Centres located at Southampton, Basingstoke and Isle of Wight

 HAD Mobility Centre: 01707 384 263
Centres located at Welwyn Garden City and Dunstable

QEF Mobility Service: 020 8770 1151
Centre located in Carshalton

RDAC: 0845 337 1540

At these Centres, specially qualified Occupational Therapists and Approved Driving Instructors offer Fitness to Drive assessments to those who wish to gain or retain independence through safe driving.

Fitness to Drive assessments last up to 2½ hours and include a pre-drive consultation and an on-road drive in a dual controlled vehicle. Assessment outcomes are detailed in a comprehensive report which is recognised by the DVLA and may assist in licence renewal, particularly when medical investigations are being carried out.

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