Medical and Aged Driver Assessment

Our Medical and Aged Driver Assessment is RACQ endorsed

Driven Assessment is designed for the Medical Profession to assess the driving ability of a patient with a view to renewing a Drivers Licence.
Driving safely relies on good perception, judgement and physical capability. As you get older, some of these things can become impaired – increasing the risk of being involved in a crash. It’s important to be aware of changes in your mind and body as you age. If you suspect that your ability to drive has been affected by ageing or a health condition, you should visit a doctor as soon as possible. If necessary, you must report the condition to Queensland Transport. If you are 75 or older, or you have a medical condition affecting your ability to drive, you must obtain a medical certificate from your doctor in order to continue driving. An ‘M’ will be shown on your licence as a condition; and you must carry the medical certificate at all times when driving. If you don’t have the certificate on you and the police request it, you could face a fine. Your doctor can suggest limitations or conditions to be placed on the driver’s licence. They may also suggest that a formal driving assessment be carried out to test your ability to drive safely.
  • Patient is taken for a 45 minute drive during which time the Assessor will take notes assessing:
  • Mobility
  • Steering
  • Pedal control
  • Reversing
  • General driving & obeying traffic signs
  • Mirror & indicator use
  • Scanning, turning & lane discipline
  • Spatial awareness
  • Responsiveness and concentration
  • Assessor will prepare a Report and send to the Doctor
  • Location:
  • Yatala
  • We can travel to patient’s home if required for an additional travel charge.
  • Can be done in Patients vehicle IF the brake is located in the centre console and is readily accessible to the Assessor seated in the passenger seat.