Adding Drivers

If you cannot drive yourself or want to add drivers in addition to yourself. You can nominate up to two drivers who may be friends, relatives, carers and a third driver can be added for an additional cost.

In order to protect the Scheme, there are a few rules surrounding who can drive your car.

  • Named drivers should live within five miles of the disabled customer's address. We will, however, consider requests to include drivers outside of this range where this is essential to support the customer's mobility needs
  • Drivers under 25 are restricted to cars with an ABI Insurance Group 16 or lower and with a power output of 115 brakehorse power (BHP) or less (this does not apply to Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles). It is therefore important to consider whether you will require a driver aged under 25 during your lease before you choose your car.
  • Only one named driver under 21 is permitted - this could be the disabled customer, or another driver living at the same address
  • We will only accept drivers who have a legally valid driving licence. Drivers with a non-UK driving licence will be subject to additional checks.

Proposed drivers with certain convictions, disqualifications or endorsements within the last five years will not be allowed. Contact us or RSAM for more information.

Only drivers named under the permitted drivers section of your Certificate of Motor Insurance are covered to drive your car.

Adding a driver at the start of your lease

When you place the order for your next car, you will need to tell your dealer about anyone you wish to drive the car, including yourself. This is the case even if you're keeping the same drivers as on your current lease. You'll also need to provide confirmation that these drivers agree to abide by the Scheme guidelines and are happy for us to check their details against the DVLA driver licence database.

Proposed drivers can give their consent by either coming with you to the dealership when you place your order.