Join us at 5pm on Thursday 21st October for a FREE Webinar.

This Webinar will explore the various aids / adaptations available to assist disabled drivers. What we will cover:

1. Helpful Tips
2. Most Common Driver Adaptations - Hand Controls, Steering Aids, Left Foot Accelerator
3. Seating, Storage and Lift

REGISTER HERE: https://bit.ly/3p8LiKe

 

Catherine Murphy TD Copy

Catherine Murphy, TD - To ask the Minister for Finance the current requirements to qualify for a primary medical certificate; if he plans changes to the current criteria; if so, the details of those changes; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

EV Charging Accessibility: How Ireland Is Failing Disabled Drivers

The 2016 Irish Census reported that a total of 643,131 people living in the Republic have a disability – that’s around 13.5% of the total population.

Of those people reporting a disability, difficulty with basic physical tasks (41.1%) and issues including chronic pain, breathing difficulties and chronic illness (46.2%) ranked amongst the most common issues.

Read the full article here: https://www.irishevs.com/ev-charging-accessibility-failing-disabled-drivers

The 51st AGM of the DDAI will take place via Zoom on Saturday, September 11th 2021 at 2pm.  To register please login to the members area here: https://ddai.ie/membership/members

You must be a DDAI member to attend.

 

Did you miss our recent Webinar about Electric Vehicles, see below a link to a recording:

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Minister for Disability welcomes resumption of assessments for Primary Medical Certificates

Anne Rabbitte TD, Minister of State for Disability, has welcomed the resumption of the assessment process for Primary Medical Certificates under the Disabled Drivers and Disabled Passengers (Tax Concessions) Scheme.

Sign up for the final Webinar in our series:

Disabled Drivers & Passengers Tax Relief Scheme & Primary Medical Certificate - Friday 14th May 2021 at 2:00pm

Click this link to register: REGISTER HERE

Click the link below to check out all the main services and entitlements for people with disabilities. The focus is on adults with a long-term illness or disability likely to last at least one year.

Citizens Information

***Update 26/1/2021*** Processing of Primary Medical Certs will have to await easing of Covid restrictions

Dáil Eireann  5th February 2021

Paschal Donohoe (Dublin Central, Fine Gael)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 211 and 212 together.

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Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland,
Ballindine, Claremorris, Co. Mayo

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Media Contact : Email: richard.ryder@ddai.ie

 

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