Driving with Disabilities

Here are Bill Plant Driving School we know that learning to drive is not that easy. Learner drivers must hold a provisional licence and by law have to be supervised by a person who has held a full driving licence for at least three years and be over the age of twenty one. The key to learning anything is practice and when your driving instructor thinks you are ready they are likely to encourage more driving sessions with other experienced drivers who are friends or family.\r\n\r\nDriving Practice Tips\r\n\r\n1) Avoid carrying passengers when you are learning to drive\r\n\r\n2) Don”t overload\r\n\r\n3) Remember what your driving instructor has said\r\n\r\n4) Keep alert\r\n\r\n5) Make sure your communication is clear\r\n\r\n6) The novice driver is unable to absorb all driving information at once.\r\n\r\n7) If you are unsure at any stage find a safe place to stop the car and discuss.’, ‘Learning to drive – Driving Tips ‘, 0, ”, ‘publish’, ‘open’, ‘open’, ”, ‘learning-to-drive-driving-tips’, ”, ”, ’2007-12-11 18:13:20′, ’2007-12-11 17:13:20′, ”, 0, ‘http://blog.billplant.co.uk/learning-to-drive-driving-tips.html’, 0, ‘post’, ”, 0),
(14, 1, ’2007-09-10 12:50:52′, ’2007-09-10 11:50:52′, ‘When driving with a disability most cars can be converted to suit your needs. The range of modifications available is extensive, from a simple hand control to a more technical modification like a joystick. Through the government grants are available to assist with the conversion.\r\n\r\nHere at Bill Plant Driving School (Huddersfield) we have specially adapted vehicles to suit your driving needs.\r\n\r\nDriving with disabilities \r\n\r\nApplying for your provisional license\r\n\r\nYou can make an application for your provisional driving license before your 16th birthday (3 month)\r\n\r\nThe Driving Test\r\n

  • The driving theory test and practical tests will be identical to other people taking the test but systems are in place to give you assistance should you need it.
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  • Bill Plant Driving School do offer specially adapted cars to take your test in, alternatively to take you driving test you could use your own vehicle with adaptations for your own requirements.
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  • More time is allowed which will mean the driving examiner can fully understand the level of your disability and this will also give you more time to enter and exit your car.
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