It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Derek Farrell RIP. Derek was the CEO of the DDAI for 17 years and was a member the board of directors until his retirement in 2019. Derek's involvement with the DDAI spanned 31 years and he has left an indelible stamp on the organisation. He will be sadly missed. https://rip.ie/death-no…/derek-farrell-caragh-kildare/415608
New Date DDAI 50th AGM
The DDAI AGM will take place on Wednesday 7th October at 5pm. This years AGM will be on online event only. To register for the Webinar please login to the member area of the DDAI website.
As a disabled driver or passenger purchasing an Electric Vehicle (EV) you can claim the SEAI (Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland) grant independent of any other tax benefit you may receive.
The maximum grant available is €5,000 – for further information on the level of grants available please visit www.seai.ie
Europcar Mobility Group Ireland partners with the Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland
in a new mobility initiative
Europcar Mobility Group Ireland has partnered with the Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland in a new initiative to make their Dublin Airport locations as accessible and convenient as possible for customers with limited mobility.
Choosing a car can be a complicated decision. Manufacturers' brochures and test reports in magazines will help you weigh up and compare such things as performance, running costs and reliability. However, if you have a disability or are just getting older, there are additional things you may need to consider.
Personal Contract Plan (PCP Finance) Eligibility and the Disabled Drivers & Passengers Tax Relief Scheme
There has been much discussion on whether PCP finance is an acceptable form of finance by Revenue when purchasing a vehicle through the Disabled Drivers & Passengers Tax Relief Scheme. Please see the paragraph below from the VRT7 booklet (revised September 18) produced by REVENUE.