Being able to drive gives you the independence to go where you want, when you want. Let us help you get in the driving seat!
Disability Action can help you in all aspects of driving – from practical and theory lessons to assessment and information and advice.
06.08.2020 We are delighted to announce that the Mobility Centre has resumed driving assessments. We will be prioritising referrals that were sent before our assessment service had to close. However, we are not able at present to resume theory courses or driving lessons.
18.06.2020 Disability Action have teamed up with the Older Drivers Forum to provide some help and advice on driving during lockdown. Read more
09.06.2020 Motability Operations is resuming operational activities in accordance with the government timeline for easing COVID-19 restrictions. On Tuesday 9th June – dealers in Northern Ireland will be able to progress applications from ‘Pending’ to ‘Insurance’. Read more
29.04.2020 Minister Mallon has launched a customer email to support customers with DVA queries given the ongoing disruption and challenges due to covid-19. New email address is now in place: [email protected].
25.03.2020 Further guidance on the postponement of driving assessments and lessons from the Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA). Information relating to your driving licence entitlement whilst awaiting a driving assessment:
You may normally drive while medical investigations are ongoing until a decision has been made about your new licence, provided:
If you require any further information please contact Angela Hutchison, Mobility Centre Manager by email [email protected]. Or you can contact our reception at HQ on 028 9029 7880 and leave your name and number and we will get back to you.
24.03.2020 Postponement of all driving assessments and lessons:
Due to the new measures in place regarding social distancing Disability Action have taken the decision to postpone all driving assessments and lessons in the interest of everyone's health and safety.
Car Theory test changes from 14 April 2020:
From 14 April 2020, the car theory test will include 3 multiple-choice questions based on a short video you'll watch. Read more.
Learning or re-learning to drive can be a daunting experience but don’t worry, here at Disability Action we have a team of dedicated staff that will support you along every step of the way.
We undertake driving assessments on behalf of Driver Vehicle Agency (DVA), Motability and for private clients.
We offer a course of training sessions to assist people with a learning disability to attain a pass in their theory test.
Connor Smyth learned to drive with Disability Action - he shares his story in his blog post
All the information you need to know about driving including applying for lessons and the Motability Scheme.