IWA has been providing a driving tuition service for drivers with disabilities since the 1960s. Our experienced professional driving instructors provide tuition to drivers with a diverse range of conditions and or disabilities. The service is aimed at people who wish to learn to drive and people who are returning to drive.
Our Driving Tuition Service operates a number of driving school cars nationwide. The driving school cars are strategically located to facilitate maximum access to the service. To find the nearest driving school to you contact the National Mobility Centre, contact details below.
Each vehicle in the training school fleet is automatic and fitted with a variety of adaptations to facilitate a broad spectrum of conditions and or disabilities. In the promotion of independence and safety, all pupils prior to receiving a driving lesson are assessed by an occupational therapist and a driving instructor. IWA Driving & Assessment service additionally offers pupils the option of an intense week long driving residential course based in IWA Cuisle centre, Roscommon. Contact details:
In order to avail of the Driving Tuition and Assessment service, people are required to be provisional license holders. All first time licence applicants are reminded that they are required to complete a theory test. This test is conducted at a nation-wide network of 41 different locations. The user-friendly computerised test caters for people with disabilities. All venues for the Theory Test should be wheelchair accessible.
For further information on the Theory Test www.dtts.ie.
Have you recently considered learning to drive? Irish Wheelchair Association provides driving tuition from 10 centres nationwide. Our team of specialist and experienced driving instructors provide over 5,000 lessons annually and boasts a very high driving test pass rate. Most recently we have introduced, Ireland's first Drive from Wheelchair Tuition Vehicle to our fleet, ideal for individuals who use powerchairs who wish to learn to drive. Check out our introductory video to learn more….