List Of Disabled Driving Schools In Namibia

List Of Disabled Driving Schools In Namibia

Who is a DRIVER?

A driver is simply someone who operates a vehicle. A good driver is anyone who understands that all road users have a responsibility to each other to obey the law and the rules of the road. It is anyone who is unselfish, and who respects the rights of others.

Driving School in Namibia

What is a driving school or driving education?

Driver’s education, driver education, driving education, driver’s ed, or driving tuition or driving lessons is a formal class or program that prepares a new driver to obtain a learner’s permit or driver’s license.

In Namibia or anywhere in the world, the formal class program may also prepare existing license holders for an overseas license conversion or medical assessment driving test or refresher course.

Mode of Driving School in Namibia

Driving lessons may take place in a classroom, in a vehicle, online, or a combination of the above. Topics of instruction include traffic code or laws and vehicle operation. Typically, instruction will warn of dangerous conditions in driving such as road conditions, driver impairments, and hazardous weather. Instructional videos may also be shown, demonstrating proper driving strategies and the consequences for not observing the rules.

List Of Disabled Driving Schools In Namibia

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List Of Disabled Driving Schools In Namibia

Frequently Asked Questions​​​​ (FAQs).

How to Obtain Driving License in Namibia?

Successful completion of a driver education course is required by many agencies before young drivers receive their driver license or learner’s permit.

In some countries students taking driver’s education have the opportunity to receive a waiver for successful course completion which allows them to receive a learner’s permit or driver’s license without taking some of the tests.

Can you use a mobility car without the disabled person in it?

The car must be used by, or for the benefit of, the disabled person. This does not mean that the disabled person needs to be in the car for every journey. Don’t forget that only drivers listed under the permitted drivers section of your Certificate of Motor Insurance are covered to drive your Motability car.

How do I get a Namibian drivers license?

You will need to be at least 16 years old to acquire an A1 type permit. Then an age of 18 years for those who want a Class A, B, BE, C1, C, C1E license at the time of application.

Is a South African drivers Licence valid in Namibia?

Your South African driver’s license is valid in Namibia and will be accepted at the border.

What must I do, if I did not receive a renewal notice to renew my vehicle licence or driving licence in Namibia?  

  • Owner must apply on the approved form to renew motor vehicle licence or driver licence. 
  • A Certified copy of ID of owner must accompany the application. 
  • Owner must pay all penalties and arrears if applicable.  
  • Please note that if you did not receive a renewal notice, you still remain liable to renew your vehicle or driving licence and no penalties or arrear licence fees will be waived if licence is not renewed before the expiry date.   

What side of the road does Namibia drive on?

On the left.

First and foremost, in Namibia we drive on the left side of the road. Passengers in the back as well as the front seats must wear seatbelts. To drive a vehicle in Namibia, you need a valid driving licence and must carry it with you when you are driving.

What must I do after I sold my motor vehicle in Namibia? 

  • Seller  and buyer must complete approved form and the seller must notify the registering authority within 21 days of sale, Failure would result in the registered owner  be held liable for penalties and arrear licence fees which might accumulate on the vehicle if the licence have expired and the buyer did not register the vehicle on his/her name. 
  • After the seller gave notice of sale the buyer has 21 days to register the vehicle on his name. Failure to do so will result in penalties and arrears accumulating on his/her name.  
  • The seller must hand over certificate of registration i.r.o motor vehicle to the buyer.    

Is driving a car easy in Namibia?

Learning to drive a modern car is incredibly easy. Automatic transmissions, power steering, power brakes, anti-lock brakes, etc. Take someone to the nearest empty parking lot, and let them get the feel of it. Then move on to parking and driving on rural roads.

What medical conditions can stop you driving?

  • Heart conditions.
  • Stroke or mini stroke.
  • Diabetes.
  • Physical disability.
  • Brain condition or severe head injury.
  • Visual impairment.
  • Epilepsy

How can a disabled person drive in Namibia?

People with disabilities can often drive safely by making modifications or adding adaptive equipment to their vehicles to meet their specific needs. As the technology has gotten better and has increased in availability, the number of people using adapted vehicles has also increased.

Can you learn to drive at 16 if you are disabled?

If you receive higher rate mobility component of DLA (Disability Living Allowance) or the enhanced rate mobility component of PIP, you can apply for a provisional licence three months before your 16th birthday.