Driving Assessments

Personal assessments and resources to help you stay safe on the road

Individual Assessments

We know decisions about a person's ability to drive safely can be complicated and often stressful. But it doesn't have to be. We're here to help everyone learn to drive safely. Our certified driving rehabilitation specialist can provide a personalized assessment, recommendations, and help in developing new specialized driving skills.

Dr. Stephanie Stokes, DPT, CDRS

Physical Therapist and Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist (CDRS)

At Premier Driving we provide a comprehensive driving assessment to determine a person’s ability to drive safely. It’s a privilege to be a licensed driver, not a right, however, we believe everyone deserves the opportunity to LEARN to drive safely. This may also include learning to use adaptive equipment.

Many conditions can affect a person’s ability to drive, including, but not limited to:

Peripheral Neuropathy

Traumatic Brain Injury
Spinal Cord Injury
Multiple Sclerosis

Muscular Dystrophy
Cognitive Decline
Parkinson’s Disease
Impaired range of motion

What to Expect

There are two parts of the evaluation, Clinical Assessment and Behind the Wheel Assessment.

Both portions of the evaluation are completed during a single visit to our office.

A comprehensive assessment of individual driving skills by a licensed Physical Therapist and Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist is the best method of determining a person’s driving ability and safety aptitude behind the wheel. At Premier Driving, our staff are qualified and experienced to provide this essential service.

Clinical Assessment 




Visual perception

Traffic Signs and Laws

Physical functioning 

Range of Motion

Reaction time 

On-Road Assessment

Adaptive Driving Equipment Assessment

Entry and exit from the vehicle

Basic Driving Skills

Complex Driving Skills

Starting and Stopping 


Speed Control


Interaction with traffic

Reaction Time



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Premier Driving
Springfield, MO
Phone 417-501-4464
Fax 866-591-9533