Personal assessments and resources to help you stay safe on the road
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:
Stroke Dementia Peripheral Neuropathy Alzheimer’s
Traumatic Brain Injury Amputation 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.
Traffic Signs and Laws
Range of Motion
Adaptive Driving Equipment Assessment
Entry and exit from the vehicle
Basic Driving Skills
Complex Driving Skills
Starting and Stopping
Interaction with traffic