Pre-Driving Evaluation & Training

SVRI's Pre-Driving Evaluation provides people with disabilities feedback about their ability to drive.
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Pre-Driving Evaluation consists of an assessment conducted on a simulator, testing an individual’s potential ability to operate a motor vehicle. This includes ability to operate vehicle controls, reaction time to emergencies, cognitive abilities, visual capacities, and general driving abilities. 
Price: Pre-Driving  Evaluation & Training (initial session) $500.00

Pre-Driving Training can follow the Pre-Driving Evaluation. Multiple simulated driving training scenarios are used to demonstrate driving skills and abilities in various simulated locations and conditions. Training is conducted at SVRI. 
Price: Pre-Driving Training (subsequent sessions/practice time—rate per hour) $125.00

What skills are assessed for driving?

  • Motor Skills including strength capacity testing and reaction time to brake
  • Cognitive Abilities including speed management and driving accuracy
  • Visual Capacities including perception of shapes and colors, remembering shapes and colors, and overall memorization
  • General Driving Abilities such as following instructions, performing multiple tasks simultaneously, decision making, problem solving, and concentration