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Driving Mobility    Email : info@drivingmobility.org.uk

Driving Mobility is a network of 16 independent organisations covering England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, which offer professional, high quality information, advice and assessment to people who need to gain or retain independence through mobility. Driving Mobility · Tel: 0800 559 3636. Driving Mobility is the working name of the Forum of Mobility Centres. Registered charity number: 298178. A….. Read More

AskMID

To check online if your vehicle is on the Motor Insurance Database today.

Belfast – Disability Action    Email : mobilitycentre@disabilityaction.org

Disability Action works to ensure that people with disabilities attain their full rights as citizens, by supporting inclusion, influencing Government policy and changing attitudes in partnership with disabled people. Disability Action, Portside Business Park, 189 Airport Road’ Belfast’ BT3 9ED, Tel: 02890 297880, Fax: 02890 207881

Birmingham – Regional Driving Assessment Centre    Email : info@rdac.co.uk

Regional Driving Assessment Centre, Unit 11 Network Park, , Duddeston Mill Road, Birmingham, B8 1AU, Tel: 0845 3371540, Fax: 0121 3334568

Bodelwyddan – North Wales Mobility and Driving Assessment Service    Email : mobilityinfo@btconnect.com

The Wales Mobility & Driving Assessment Service is a registered charity receiving a Welsh Assembly grant under Section 64 of the Health Service and Public Health Act 1968. The grant provided meets the Services core running costs; therefore all capital related costs are generated from fees charged for the provision of services. North Wales Mobility and Driving Assessment Service, Disability Resources….. Read More

Bristol – Driving and Mobility Centre (West of England) CIC    Email : mobserv@drivingandmobility.org

Driving and Mobility Centre (West of England) CIC , The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 2QQ, Tel: 011796 59353 Fax: 011796 53652

Cardiff – South Wales Mobility and Driving Assessment Service    Email : helen@wddac.co.uk

The Wales Mobility & Driving Assessment Service is a registered charity receiving a Welsh Assembly grant under Section 64 of the Health Service and Public Health Act 1968. The grant provided meets the Services core running costs; therefore all capital related costs are generated from fees charged for the provision of services. South Wales Mobility and Driving Assessment Service, Rockwood….. Read More

Carshalton – QEF Mobility Services    Email : mobility@qef.org.uk

We are a national disability charity with more than 80 years’ experience of developing innovative services which enable and support people to increase their independence and improve their opportunities for life. QEF Mobility Services, 1 Metcalfe Avenue, Carshalton, Surrey SM5 4AW (if using satnav use SM5 4NR) Tel: 0208 770 1151 Fax: 0208 770 1211

Cornwall Mobility    Email : info@cornwallmobility.co.uk

We are the largest, most dynamic mobility centre in the UK. We aim to provide solutions, services, support and reassurance to people of all ages in the South West who face independence and mobility challenges. Cornwall Mobility, North Buildings, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3LJ Tel: 01872 254920 Fax: 01872 254921

Derby – DrivAbility (Derby Regional Mobility Centre)    Email : driving@derbyhospitals.nhs.uk

Derby Drivability aims to provide a high quality service for professionals and members of the public, to meet the needs of people with wide ranging illnesses/disabilities wishing to drive or travel as passengers. We are part of the Specialist Rehabilitation and Therapies Directorate of Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and do all we can to assist people to keep driving/travel….. Read More

Disabled Motoring UK    Email : info@disabledmotoring.org

Disabled Motoring UK provides a mobility information service to the general public where Disabled Motoring UK can give basic information and signpost to relevant organisations. A campaigning charity for disabled drivers, passengers, and blue badge holders in the United Kingdom. Disabled Motoring UK lobbies the government and businesses to improve parking, access, and refuelling services for disabled people. Disabled Motoring UK does not just….. Read More

Edinburgh – Scottish Driving Assessment Service

Scottish Driving Assessment Service, Astley Ainslie Hospital, 133 Grange Loan, Edinburgh, EH9 2HL, Tel: 01315 379192, Fax: 0131 537 9193,

Get-vehicle-information-from-dvla

Check online to find out what information the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) holds about a vehicle. You’ll need the vehicle’s make and registration number. You can find out various things about the vehicle, including: when its current vehicle tax expires, when its MOT expires, the date it was first registered, SORN status, colour, engine size, year of manufacture etc.

Kent – South East DriveAbility    Email : kcht.sedriveability@nhs.net

We are a centre which provides assessment and advice on driving, car adaptation and car choice for disabled drivers and passengers. We carry out assessments and give advice on driving, driving tuition and car adaptation. There are three types of driving assessment that we provide: driving ability assessment, advice on adaptations, drive from wheelchair. South East DriveAbility The First Floor….. Read More

Leeds – The William Merritt Disabled Living Centre and Mobility Service    Email : info@wmdlc.org

We provide impartial information, advice and assessment on equipment and practical aspects of daily living for disabled people of all ages, their carers, professionals and older people.  Anyone can make an appointment with one of our Occupational Therapists to discuss your needs in more detail. The William Merritt Disabled Living Centre and Mobility Service, St Mary’s Hospital, Green Hill Road,….. Read More

Motability

The Motability Scheme enables disabled people to use their government-funded mobility allowance to lease a new car, scooter or powered wheelchair. This scheme provided through nationwide dealers which you can find in the website. Over the past 35 years, Motability has helped over three million people get mobile by exchanging their mobility allowance to lease a car, scooter or powered….. Read More

Newcastle upon Tyne – North East Drive Mobility    Email : northeast.drivemobility@ntw.nhs.uk

North East Drive Mobility, Walkergate Park, Centre for Neuro-rehabilitation and Neuro-psychiatry, Benfield Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 4QD, Tel: 0191 287 5090

Oxford Mobility Centre    Email : info@rdac.co.uk

We are a specialist Vehicle Assessment Service. Our aim is to help older and disabled people achieve a better quality of life through helping them to maintain or regain independent mobility as drivers, passengers, scooter or wheelchair users. Our primary function is driving assessment. We can also offer practical advice on adaptations and tuition if required. Oxford Mobility Centre, c/o Regional Driving Assessment….. Read More

Southampton – Wessex DriveAbility    Email : enquiries@wessexdriveability.org.uk

Wessex DriveAbility is a charitable organisation dedicated to assisting people with disabilities or medical conditions to drive independently. We also carry out Fitness to Drive Assessments for older persons. Wessex DriveAbility, Leornain House, Kent Road, Portswood, Southampton SO17 2LJ Tel: 023 8055 4100

The AA

The AA offers a wide range of services including breakdown cover, insurance, home cover, finance, driving and travel.

The North West Driving Assessment Service

The North West Driving Assessment Service (formerly Wrightington Mobility Centre). Fleet House, Pye Close, Haydock, St Helens, WA11 9SJ Tel: 01942 483713, Fax: 01942 483717,

Thetford – East Anglian DriveAbility    Email : info@eastangliandriveability.org.uk

East Anglian DriveAbility is here to help keep disabled and elderly people mobile and independent. Comprehensive assessment of fitness to continue or return to driving. Specialist advice and information on car adaptations and driving with disabilities. Assessment and advice for disabled people who have difficulties accessing a vehicle as a passenger or driver. Specialist driving tuition. Motorcycle Assessments. Assessment for….. Read More

Welwyn Garden City – Hertfordshire Action on Disability Mobility Centre    Email : driving@hadnet.org.uk

HAD: a charity helping older and disabled people to lead an independent life. Hertfordshire Action on Disability Mobility Centre, The Woodside Centre, The Commons, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 4DD Tel: 01707 324581 Fax: 01707 371297

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