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Find your local on-road driving assessment centre

  • If you have concerns about your patient’s ability to drive the gold standard test is an on-road driving assessment. 
  • On road driving assessors will frequently travel to a patient’s own home town to complete a driving assessment, this is particularly important for patients who have self-imposed driving restrictions.
  • Please note since these services are currently not regulated in Ireland we cannot provide any guarantee as to the quality of the services offered or to the competencies of those offering them
  • The RCPI and the RSA have published a guide to on road driving assessments (ORDA

 

To find out what On Road Driving Assessment services are available in your area click on the region links below:

Nationwide            Connaught                 Munster                     Leinster          

 

Nationwide 

The Irish Wheelchair Association

The Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) provides a nationwide service (with the exception of Cork). The driving assessment provided by the IWA is partially funded and so the current cost of a driving assessment is ~€70 (typically private assessments are in the region of €150 or more)

Contact Details: 

 045 893094      maats.admin@iwa.ie      www.iwa.ie  

 

Transport & Mobility Consultants Ireland (TMC-I)

Based in Co. Wicklow this is a privately run commercial business that provides a nationwide service.

Contact Details:  Tony Regan 

  (087)263 5025 or (0404) 43854     tony@transportandmobility.ie   

 http://www.transportandmobility.ie/

 

Driver Assessments Ireland (DAI)

A nationwide service for healthcare professionals who may want to request an assessment for a person over the age of 70 in order to issue a ‘Fitness to Drive’ Certificate, or for individuals or family members who are concerned about the driving ability of a family member or friend.

Contact details:

  (086) 0422535      info@dai.ie     https://www.dai.ie/

 

Connaught

Disabled Drivers Association, Ballindine, Mayo

Areas covered include: Mayo, Galway, Roscommon, Sligo, Leitrim

In practice clients can come from anywhere nationwide.Collection can be arranged from Claremorris Rail Station, 10 minutes away

Contact details:                

  094 936 4054      drive@ddai.ie     www.ddai.ie

 

Munster

Southern Mobility

Areas covered: Cork and Kerry

Driver assessments  are carried out from the following areas; their centre in Little Island, from a person’s home in the Cork area, in Killarney, in Bandon town.

Contact details: Tomás O' Callaghan   

  087 9304335 or 021 435541   info@southernmobility.ie  

   www.southernmobility.ie

 

Results Driving Assessment Centre

Areas covered: Limerick, Clare, Tipperary

Based in Newcastle West, Co. Limerick, driver assessment services are provided in Limerick, Clare and Tipperary.

Contact details Tim O’ Donoghue  

  069 61999 / 087 2633599    tim@resultsdrivingassessmentservices.ie

   www.resultsdrivingassessmentservices.ie

 

South East Mobility

Areas covered in Munster: Waterford, Tipperary

Based in Waterford and covers the Waterford, Wexford, Carlow, Tipperary and Kilkenny area.

Contact details:  Michelle Sheehan

  087-9908115 / 051-397952     michelle_sheeh@yahoo.ie

    www.michellesdrivingschool.ie/south-east-mobility

 

Cuchulainn Driving Lessons

Areas covered: All of Munster

Cuchulainn Driving Lessons are based in Cork but provide driving assessments in all of Munster.

Contact details: Caoimhghin Whyte:

   087-7811409     info@drivinglessonscork.ie 

   http://www.drivinglessonscork.ie/

 

Leinster

Irish School of Motoring

Areas covered: Dublin City and Dublin North County

Assessments are carried out at their training centre in Finglas, Dublin 11. A free door-to-door collection service is available.

Contact Details:

  01 8641790 / 01 4413303 / 087 7822888   

  info@ism.ie or driveyrself@gmail.com    http://www.ism.ie/

 

Mobility First

Areas covered: Dublin and surrounding Counties

Contact details Michael Walsh:

   085 7182555 / 01 4420777      michaelgpwalsh@gmail.com

    www.drivingassessment.ie

 

Colm Caren, ADI

Areas covered: South Dublin and North Wicklow

Contact details:   086 8177424

 

South East Mobility

Areas in Leinster covered: Wexford, Kilkenny, Carlow

Contact details: Michelle Sheehan

  087-9908115 / 051-397952      michelle_sheeh@yahoo.ie

   http://www.michellesdrivingschool.ie/