Disabled Motoring UK – August 2018

Why Is a Folding Mobility Scooter the Perfect Travel Companion?

Have Your Say on PIP

Have Your Say on PIP

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

The PIP assessment provider, Capita is keen to find out about the experiences of people in the firms catchment areas namely, Wales, Northern Ireland and Central and South England who have been through the PIP assessment process. Please send your responses through to info@disabledmotoring.org and we will pass them on to DMUK Vice Chairman, Margaret Oldham, who attends the PIP forums on behalf of the charity.

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National Car Theft Statistics

National Car Theft Statistics

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

The national car theft statistics for 2017 have recently been analysed to reveal the areas of the country where people are at the highest risk of having their vehicle stolen.

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DVLA System Maintenance

DVLA System Maintenance

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Due to necessary system maintenance, most of the DVLA’s online services, as well as the contact centre, will be unavailable from 3pm on Friday 17th August until 6am on Monday 20th August.

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Calls for Mobility Scooter Driving Tests

Calls for Mobility Scooter Driving Tests

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

In July Mary Parker, from Derby died after suffering a collision on her mobility scooter. In response to this, her son, Darrel Parker, has come forward to ask for compulsory tests to be given to anybody who wishes to purchase a scooter to make sure they can operate one safely.

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Delayed Pavement Parking Response

Delayed Pavement Parking Response

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

The end of this month (30th August) will mark 1000 days since the government promised to take action to prevent unsafe pavement parking in England and Wales by researching how the introduction of a new law, similar to the one that is already in place in London would work.

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Blue Badge eligibility criteria changes could cause parking chaos

The Mobility Unlimited Challenge

The Mobility Unlimited Challenge

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

An international survey conducted by the Toyota Mobility Foundation has revealed that the UK has the poorest level of wheelchair access within the workplace compared with a number of other countries.

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