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Organisations for older drivers

National organisations for older drivers

Here's a list of organisations that can help older drivers. 

Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)

The government agency responsible for issuing driving licensing enquiries. It has information about driving with particular medical conditions.

Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)
Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)

United Kingdom

Tel: 

0300 790 6801

Textphone: 

0300 123 1278

Fax: 

0300 123 0784

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Northern Ireland (DVANI)

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Northern Ireland (DVANI)
Driver and Vehicle Licensing Northern Ireland (DVANI)

United Kingdom

Tel: 

0845 402 4000

Textphone: 

028 7034 1422

Fax: 

028 7034 1380

Your medical condition

Check if your medical condition affects your driving at .gov.uk


 

GEM Motoring Assist

GEM website, Still Safe to Drive, is a UK driving-based road safety association has videos and useful information.


The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM)

The UK’s leading road safety charity, dedicated to increasing skills for road users and raising driving standards. They offer driving assessments and training for confident driving.

The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM)
The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM)

United Kingdom

Tel: 

0300 303 1134

Mobility Centres

A network of independent, accredited Mobility Centres which can assess your driving and give you advice about how to make driving safer, easier and more comfortable.

Driving Mobility
Driving Mobility
2 Princes Street
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 2ES

United Kingdom

Tel: 

0800 559 3636

Older Drivers

A website run by Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) which gives a wide range of advice on driving safely for longer for the older motorist, from finding a driving assessment to useful resources and advice: www.olderdrivers.org.uk


The Older Drivers Forum

The Older Drivers Forum is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to help older drivers to carry on driving safely for longer with useful advice, videos and support for all. There are other local Older Drivers Forums across the country. Visit the website for details: www.olderdriversforum.com


Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)

The RoSPA Road Safety Department produces advice and information on all areas of road safety and accident prevention.

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)

United Kingdom

Tel: 

0121 248 2000

Email: 

help@rospa.com

Shopmobility

Shopmobility is a scheme which lends manual wheelchairs, powered wheelchairs and powered scooters to members of the public who have limited mobility so that they can shop and visit leisure and commercial facilities in towns, cities or shopping centres.

Shopmobility
Shopmobility
National Federation of Shopmobility UK (NFSUK)
2-4 Meadow Close
Ise Valley Industrial Estate
Wellingborough
NN8 4BH

United Kingdom

Tel: 

01933 229644

Last updated: March 2019

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