Disabled Drivers / Transport for the Disabled

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has an information leaflet on Disabled Road Users.

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Disabled Motorists Federation

The Disabled Motorists Federation was established over 40 years ago and gives advice to disabled people (irrespective of the nature of their disability) and their carers on issues relating to motoring and transport matters.

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Disabled Persons Railcard

Information from National Rail.

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Forum of Mobility Centres

The Forum of Mobility Centers is a network of 17 independent organisations covering England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, who offer professional, high quality information, advice and assessment to individuals who have a medical condition or are recovering from an accident or injury which may affect their ability to drive, access or egress a motor vehicle.

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Good Access Guide

A directory of accessible leisure pursuits, holidays and travel, transport, mobility products, and daily living services for disabled people, their families and friends.

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Mobilise is the campaigning charity for disabled motorists, passengers and Blue Badge holders.

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Motability is the national charity with overall responsibility for the Motability Scheme which enables disabled people to lease a car, powered wheelchair or scooter simply by using their government-funded mobility allowances.

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National Association for Bikers with a Disability

The National Association for Bikers with a Disability (NABD) is a registered charity set up by a small group of people who believed that a disability should not take away the enjoyment of motorcycling.

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Nightingale Disabled Transport

Nightingale Disabled Transport are based in Epping, Essex and run a fleet of vehicles to cater for all the needs of those people wishing to travel in their own wheelchair, or have difficulty accessing a normal vehicle.

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Rough Guide to Accessible Britain

Brimming with exciting ideas for days out, the Rough Guide to Accessible Britain is available FREE to Blue Badge holders and Disabled Persons Railcard holders.

Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
13209 (v3)
Last Checked:
12 July 2011

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