Travel instruction is a new and growing profession and practice. Travel trainers teach people skills and provide them with information they need to use fixed-route public transit safely and independently. Training usually involves a classroom component followed by hands-on practice. This practice might take place in either a simulated environment
Being faced with the reality that you need to give up driving is difficult to accept. Having a car provides people with the luxury of getting places on their own time, without having to abide by public transit routes that may not even take them exactly where they need to
If you have a disability, it can be difficult for you to get to the places that you need to go on a day-to-day basis. Luckily, the Massachusetts RMV is able to issue temporary and permanent disability parking placards and plates to reduce the transportation barriers people with disabilities have
A driving skills assessment generally includes meetings with a social worker, occupational therapist, physical therapist, and/or certified driving instructor. Following these meetings, the driver will receive a formal assessment along with any relevant recommendations for making driving safer. Share this!
My colleagues and I teach seniors how to use rideshare services like Uber and Lyft. I grew up in a town where there was no bus service or taxi service. It also lacked for bike lanes or sidewalks. If you did not have a car, you had no mobility. Share