Understand when you’ll need a licence to operate a wheel chair.
If your wheelchair can go faster than 10km/h, then you’ll need a licence to use it.
If you already have a car or motorcycle licence, you don’t need to get a new licence.
To get a wheelchair licence, you may need to get a car licence or R licence, depending on whether your wheelchair configuration and handling characteristics of the vehicle.
You can also get a licence that restricts you driving only to your wheelchair.
To get a wheelchair licence, you need to go into Service Tasmania and provide:
You’ll also have to pay a fee.