The 52nd DDAI AGM took place in Portlaoise on Saturday 8th October.  This was the first time in 3 years that the AGM was 'in person' due to Covid restrictions.  The meeting was well attened with lots of new faces in the audience.  This years AGM was also live streamed over ZOOM.  If you couldn't attend and would like to watch a recording please click this link -   Passcode: K7$Y!snZ

Have you 3 minutes to take our online survey?  The results of the survey will help us to improve disabled persons parking bays and parking permit enforcement - DDAI Parking Permit/Parking Bay Survey The deadline for survey responses is 30th September 2022. Thank You!

The 52nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland will take place on Saturday 8th October 2022 in The Killeshin Hotel, Dublin Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

Interested in Medical Fitness to Drive?
The National Office for Traffic Medicine recently launched the 2022 (11th Ed) Sláinte agus Tiomáint Medical Fitness to Drive Guidelines. A very informative publication. Check it out here:

On 26th January Minister Ann Rabbitte convened a working group session to examine accessible transport for people with disabilities, including a priority review of the Disabled Drivers & Disabled Passenger’s Scheme.

There was media coverage recently about the resignation of several members of the Disabled Drivers Medical Board of Appeal (DDMBA)  In case there is any confusion, there is no connection between the Board of Appeal and the Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland (DDAI), which is an entirely separate entity.  

Please click this link to view the winter edition of Steering Wheel - Steering Wheel Winter 2021

The DDAI is welcoming the publication of the Cost of Disability in Ireland Report by Indecon, but is calling for immediate action by Government to address the significant costs outlined for people with disabilities.

No longer will disabled drivers need to search for accessible parking bays only to find them occupied. The revolutionary new SpaceFinder app, available on Apple and Android, can now pinpoint vacant accessible spaces and for those with Apple CarPlay, provide real-time navigation to the nearest available space.

Watch a short video of the launch here: 

Contact us

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

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