CareCars

CareCars – Companion care and driving service. Provides a safe and secure user pays transportation service for the more vulnerable members of our community. In addition to providing Companion Driving Services, CareCars also assists with a Pop In Service, Living Transition Arrangements and regular organised Social Outings. Further details and prices can be found on … Continued

Literacy Christchurch Inc.

Literacy Christchurch provides one to one tuition of reading, writing, spelling, numeracy.  They will teach basic communication skills to anyone with a reading difficulty.  They offer tutoring for individual needs , eg Drivers’ Licence and provide training for voluntary tutors.

Driver Training – AA and Gold Card Photo ID

 AA driver training is available for people who wish to update their skills as they approach the renewal of their drivers licence. There is no longer a need to sit an on road drivers test. A doctors certificate is the mandatory requirement but some may wish to build their confidence with on road driver training. … Continued

New Zealand Transport Agency ( NZTA )

There have been major changes to the system governing the licensing of older drivers. For further information ring the LTSA Helpdesk numbers 0800 822 422 ( Driver’s Licence ) or look on the above website, click on “Your Driver Licence” at the top, half way down that page find “Renewing or Replacing”, & then click … Continued

Driving & Vehicle Assessment Service

DAVAS can sometimes be involved in the process that is needed to renew a driver’s licence. The service offers recommendations on a person’s driving safety, following an accident related injury, or medical condition. GPs will often refer clients to DAVAS because there is some concern about their medical condition/health impacting on their driving safety. The … Continued

Challenge Driving School

For assistance and information about renewing a drivers licence, the older driver test, defensive driving or any other aspects of driving skills, please contact Jay or Barry or leave a message on the landline.  They will arrange for the most approptiate person to give the required help.Will match any other cheaper prices for driving schools.As … Continued

Mature Road Users Course

A Mature Drivers Course run by Age concern Canterbury has replaced the Safe with Age LTSA Course. It is designed to refresh the older driver’s knowledge of road rules and address driving behaviour. This course, of four hours in total, comes highly recommended by Age Concern Canterbury and the NZ Police. It includes a morning … Continued

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