The first driving schools for people with disabilities opened in Ukraine


The first five driving schools for people with disabilities have opened in Ukraine.

Driving Schools for Persons with Disabilities is a flagship project of the Ministry of the Interior, implemented as part of the No Barriers initiative of the First Lady. Its goal is to create an effective and comfortable system for the adaptation of persons with disabilities to driving vehicles, taking into account their capabilities and needs.

The first five such driving schools were opened on the basis of educational institutions of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Kyiv, Kamenetz-Podolsky, Kropyvnytskyi, Lvov and Dnipro.

People with disabilities who are striving to obtain a category B driver’s license for the first time, need training or retraining in a manual car are invited to training.

The first 22 students are taking theoretical and practical courses in adapted driving schools, one has already received a driver’s license.

Driving schools for people with disabilities offer students accessible infrastructure, mixed inclusive or individual learning, the possibility of theoretical distance learning, personalized learning according to a convenient schedule, certified modern manual vehicles, support and advice from experienced instructors who have completed additional courses.

You can enroll in one of the five driving schools on the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

“We want to help socialize our defenders and defenders, as well as reach those people who received disabilities before the war and have long intended to become drivers,” said Deputy Interior Minister Kateryna Pavlichenko.