Category: Disabled Drivers

Who can get a blue badge? – The blue badge FAQ

Where blue disabled parking badge holders can park and who is eligible can be confusing, and failure to follow the rules can result in parking fines or having your badge withdrawn. To help you get to grips with what a blue badge is, who can have one and how to use it, we’ve put together […]

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Hatchbacks with space for carrying wheelchairs

If you use a wheelchair, or regularly transport someone who uses a wheelchair, then boot-space is an important consideration. Estate cars are the obvious choice, both for size of boot and ease of loading. But not everyone wants to drive a big estate car – ease of parking and fuel consumption are other factors that […]

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Mobility scooterists could be set for regulatory double whammy

Britain’s growing army of mobility scooterists could face a regulatory double whammy with an MP calling for compulsory training and an EU mandatory insurance directive under discussion. New figures from the Department of Transport revealed at least three people a week were injured last year in accidents involving mobility scooters, with five drivers killed and […]

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Chartwell Van Insurance

  Whether you have a van for business, for transporting mobility equipment or for day-to-day personal use, it is important to get a policy that reflects your personal circumstances. Mainstream insurers don’t always understand the needs of disabled drivers and lack of expertise when it comes to adapted vehicles. This can lead to hefty policy […]

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Give us a WAV – Top Five Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles, or WAVs as they are known, are vehicles that have been converted so that wheelchair users can stay in their wheelchair as they travel, either as a passenger or driver. There are many different vehicles that can be converted into WAVs but the most defining factor is headroom. WAVs are not suitable for […]

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