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Virginia Driver Safety Laboratory

Virginia Driver Safety Laboratory

West Complex Barringer IV 1300 Jefferson Park Ave. Charlottesville, VA 22908
Location Hours:

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Virginia Driver Safety Laboratory

Parking: Free with validation, using your green parking ticket when you register at your appointment. Use the Lee Street and 11th Street parking garages.

Shuttle service: Runs every 30 minutes, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Find shuttle stop locations.

Drop-off locations: Patients can be dropped off in front of the West Complex off Jefferson Park Avenue and on Hospital Drive.

Floorplan (PDF)

Overview

Provides comprehensive driving assessments for aging drivers — especially those with degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s — and people with cognitive or physical limitations following stroke or traumatic brain injury.

Service include:

  • Vision testing
  • Tests on driving knowledge
  • Evaluations of coordination and reasoning
  • Driving simulator test
  • Therapy for road rage and driving-related phobias

Reports are not sent to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles unless requested by the patient.