Disabled Motoring UK – May 2018

New GTR Guidance Neglects Disabled Passengers

New GTR Guidance Neglects Disabled Passengers

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

The train timetables at all Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) stations have recently been changed and disabled people could be set to lose out as station staff have been advised not to assist disabled passengers in boarding the train if it is going to cause delays in the service.

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Motability Select Committee Report

Roadwork Delays Remain a Major Problem

Roadwork Delays Remain a Major Problem

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Motorists in England and Wales are forced to cope with a collective total of 47,000 days worth of delayed roadworks per month.

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Lack of Vehicle Knowledge becomes a Concern

Lack of Vehicle Knowledge becomes a Concern

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

In a recent survey conducted by leasecar.uk it was discovered that a large number of British motorists do not know how to take care of their vehicles and keep them in working order.

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Quiet Vehicles Causing Safety Concerns

Quiet Vehicles Causing Safety Concerns

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

The road safety group, SteerSafe, is calling for the manufacturers of quiet electric and hybrid vehicles to ensure that they emit some sort of noise when they are being driven so that pedestrians and other road users can hear them approaching.

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Most Driving Tests for Nearly a Decade

Most Driving Tests for Nearly a Decade

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Last year DVSA examiners oversaw 1.8 million practical driving tests which was the largest annual amount for nearly ten years.

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New Data Protection Law

New Data Protection Law

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

The Data Protection Act 1998 will be replaced by the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on May 25th 2018. From then on there will be a new set of requirements for how organisations process personal data. GDPR gives individuals enhanced rights with regards to accessing data, the right to be forgotten and data portability. With this in mind, if it any point you no longer wish to receive this newsletter you can unsubscribe from it by clicking the Unsubscribe button.

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PIP Assessment Inquiry

PIP Assessment Inquiry

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

MPs have stated that the Department for Work and Pension’s (DWP) response to the most recent inquiry into the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessment process falls short of requirements.

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