Eight physically disabled to get their driver’s license by October
Eight physically disabled residents became the city’s first disabled drivers, when they were able to pass the driving test they took in Futian District. Nine sat down to took the test specially designed for physically disabled drivers, only one failed the test. the eight drivers will be receiving their licenses by the end of October.
Unlike other learners, they did not have to take the long distance driving test, but all other test remaining the same, and standards were as strict as the regular tests. According to the national driving regulations, physically disabled and hearing impaired are allowed to drive specially adapted cars from April this year.
The first school to give driving courses to disabled drivers is th Shenzhen Zong’an Driving School, and 93 disabled people had already signed up for lessons. However the drivers are not allowed to use illegally modified car, they must have their cars modified at designated garages authorized by the vehicle management authority.