Disabled drivers


Wednesday, October 8th 2008, 6:19 pm
By: News 9


This week, I highlighted a man who is making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities in Oklahoma who want to drive. John McGivern runs a business dedicated to guiding disabled drivers through the process of getting their license. Not only does he teach those people how to drive, he takes them through the paperwork, and gets them ready for testing.

McGivern works hand in hand with the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitative Services. You can find more information at http://www.okrehab.org/.

Here are some resources for disabled and disabled veterans who drive:Skip to next paragraph

Sure Grip Hand Controls. suregrip-hvl.com.

Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund. semperfifund.org/

Wounded Warrior Project. woundedwarriorproject.org

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has an extensive section on its Web site devoted to disabled drivers. www.nhtsa.dot.gov (Select the Traffic Safety tab and click the Disabled Drivers link.)

The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association issues accreditation for dealers of mobility equipment; its Web site has a list of approved vendors. nmeda.org