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Medical Driver Assessement

Power Driver Risk Management Services

Refresher courses for those who wish to return to driving following an illness or a disability

Medical Driver Assessement

WHAT IS A ‘FITNESS TO DRIVE’ ASSESSMENT?

WHATS INVOLVED

An on-road driving assessment is based on realistic driving situations. A trained and fully qualified Assessor/Instructor will perform the assessment in the Clients car, in the local area where the person is most likely to drive. This is to ensure a relaxed atmosphere. Upon completion of the assessment, a report will be formulated and recommendations discussed.

The On Road Medical Driving Assessments

(including Group 1 & Group 2 licence holders)
are carried out in the following regions at present and other regions will be added later.
Monaghan. Cavan. Louth. Meath. Westmeath. Longford. Leitrim. Sligo. Donegal. Dublin.

A Driving Assessment may be recommended by a Health Care Professional for anyone with

A Disability
A driving assessment can be required for a person with a wide range of medical conditions such as Neurological Disorders, Congenital Disorders etc

Medical Condition
The on-road assessment will follow the guidelines of the Road Safety Authority’s (RSA) 2015 Traffic Medicine Competency Framework.

Age Related Condition
The safety of the driver, passengers, and other road users is a priority in assessing the abilities and competencies of the driver.

Drivers may need a Medical Certificate for:

Begining to Drive

On the Road assessment is assessment of a realistic driving situation

Returning to Driving

Upon completion of the Assessment, a report is formulated and recommendations discussed.

Continuing to Drive

A trained and fully qualified Assessor/Instructor will perform the assessment in the Clients car, in the local area where the person is most likely to drive.

Secure Referral from a Healthcare Professional may request an assessment for a person over the age of 70 in order to issue a ‘Fitness to Drive’ Certificate.