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Useful contacts

A list of useful contacts for mobility service providers

Disability Driving Instructors

The Association of Disability Driving Instructors helps people with physical disabilities, special educational needs and those with hearing difficulties obtain advice about driving. Set up in partnership with Driving Mobility, it provides information about learning to drive, returning to driving after an accident or illness and how to keep driving safely. It also provides an […]

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Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA) Northern Ireland

DVA is responsible for licensing and testing vehicles and drivers in Northern Ireland. Motoring and transport information including driving and disability, medical conditions and applying for a provisional driving license can be found on their website.

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Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)

The DVLA maintains registers of vehicles and drivers in Great Britain. Information regarding driving with a medical condition, Blue Badges and public transport if you’re disabled, plus rules relating to mobility scooter and powered wheelchairs can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/browse/driving/disability-health-condition You must tell the DVLA about a health or medical condition that could affect your […]

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Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)

The DVSA carry out driving tests, approve people to be driving instructors and MOT testers, carry out tests to make sure lorries and buses are safe to drive, carry out roadside checks on drivers and vehicles, and monitor vehicle recalls. DVSA is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Transport.

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Elap

Elap specialise in the design, manufacture and installation of mobility products, including various aids and solutions for independent drivers. They are the sole distributer for Braunability and Kivi products within the UK. Elap can undertake bespoke projects where your needs are very specific and perhaps there is not an off-the-shelf product available. Elap are happy to […]

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Erb’s Palsy Group

The only UK based organisation offering advice, information and support to families affected by Erb’s Palsy

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Finding Your Feet

The charity, Finding Your Feet, supports families affected by amputation or limb absence through a range of sporting initiatives and social inclusion projects designed to positively affect both physical and mental wellbeing.

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Headway

Headway is the UK-wide charity that works to improve life after brain injury by providing vital support and information services. Its website contains information and factsheets designed to help people understand and cope with the effects of brain injury. A network of Headway groups and branches provides a wide range of services including rehabilitation programmes, […]

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Highways England

Highways England have worked hard to accommodate the needs of people with a disability or mobility challenge. Their website specifically talks about safe driving on motorways, what to do about SMART motorways, what to do in case of accident or breakdown, or the Government service station network of accessible toilets known as “Changing Places”. The bold […]

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Lewis Reed WAV Ltd

We are the UK’s leading wheelchair accessible vehicle provider, offering bespoke quality conversions coupled with outstanding customer service. Whether you are after a drive from or passenger vehicle, lift or ramp, side or rear access, or even up to 8 passenger seats plus wheelchair position, we can help you find what you are looking for. […]

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