What does a Heavy Vehicle OT Driving Assessment involve?
The assessment involves two parts (each taking 1 hour):
1.Off-road test: An occupational therapist will examine your visual, cognitive, and physical capacity to determine any considerable deficits that may impact on driving.
2.On-road test: You will drive the truck with a heavy vehicle drivinginstructor for 1-2 hours. The OT will focus on how your medical condition may be affecting driving skills to ensure it meets RMS standards.
After the assessment, you will be informed of the outcome by the occupational therapist. The possible outcomes include:
Pass: Your condition is not determined to be affecting your driving competency, and you can safely return or continue to drive.