The options currently available to accommodate candidates who require special assistance to take their Driver Theory Test (DTT) are as follows:
- Availability of extra support e.g. Extra time, voice over, reader
- Availability of a reader recorder service whereby a staff member will read the questions and answers to the candidate and record their answer on screen
A man who lost his arm in a motorbike accident has been told he does not qualify for the Disabled Drivers Scheme.
38-year-old David Digan from Moate in County Westmeath was lucky to survive a motorcycle crash in May 2019 and has since had to abandon his career as a commercial diver.
In the 2nd episode Richard Ryder talks to DDAI Member Nikki Bradley, motivational speaker, adaptive adventurer and disability activist – Nikki was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer called Ewings Sarcoma when you were 16 years old.
The DDAI have launched a new podcast called 'My Driving Force' - about what Drives People to reach their goals and achieve their full potential in life. In this series we will be talking to DDAI Members and friends about what is their Driving Force in Life.
The Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality (SATH) bring together national and international organizations of and for persons with disabilities and those organizations providing services to travelers with disabilities and seniors to work on the issues affecting the quality of their life.
If you are travelling abroad in your own vehicle and are on your own (or even if you are with someone) paying tolls can be a problem as you are in a right had drive vehicle. A Tollbird box works on all highways in Italy, France, Spain and Portugal. Once you pass a tolling plaza, your box will beep and the barrier opens for you.
Survey reveals nearly 40% of respondents who are blind or vision impaired have been injured by footpath obstacles as Clear Our Paths campaign launches.
A new survey conducted among NCBI service users has revealed that approximately 40% of respondents, who are blind or vision impaired, have been injured because of unexpected obstacles or hazards on our footpaths. The survey results come as NCBI today launches its annual Clear Our Paths campaign.
***NEW*** dlr SpaceFinder App provides real-time updates on Accessible Parking Spaces in Dún Laoghaire. Great to see the spacefinder app expanding, coming to a town or city near you. Search dlr spacefinder in the app store or the Apple store.
MORE THAN 1,000 disabled people who were refused access to a scheme for claiming tax relief of up to €48,000 on specially adapted cars have been told they have no recourse to an appeal system to try and get the decisions reversed.
The backlog arose following the resignation of the entire Disabled Drivers Medical Board of Appeal in November 2021.