Changes To The Blue Badge Scheme – August 2019

A Blue Badge enables holders to park in designated spaces for blue badge holders, or on single or double yellow lines for up to 3 hours unless there is a “no loading” sign. The Blue Badge scheme is a government …

Driving With Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is the name given to a group of life long neurological conditions which can affect muscle control, coordination, reflexes, posture and balance. CP typically develops before, during or shortly after birth – symptoms may not be immediately …

Driving After A Stroke

What Is A Stroke? A stroke is a serious, often life-threatening illness which occurs when parts of the blood supply to the brain are cut off. The sooner the individual receives treatment for the stroke, the less likely it is …

Driving With Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Following a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) it is common for individuals to worry about how the condition may potentially impact their day to day life – a key concern is their ability to drive. Driving a car for many …

Driving After An Amputation

Can I Legally Drive Following an Amputation? Following any type of amputation, the DVLA must be contacted. This is true regardless of the type of amputation, however small. Non-disclosure can result in a fine of up to £1000 if the …

How To Apply For A Blue Badge

What Is The Blue Badge Scheme? The blue badge scheme, also known as a disabled parking permit, is designed to allow the holder to park as close as possible to their destination. In order to qualify for the blue badge …

Adapting Sports Cars For Disabled Drivers

It is a surprisingly common misconception that disabled drivers don’t usually drive luxury or sports cars. Vehicle adaptations however, can be fitted to a wide range of cars, including sports cars and luxury model vehicles making this possible, as well …

Proud Sponsors of Shropshire Wheelchair Tennis Tournament

All Shropshire Mobility were the proud sponsors of Shropshire Wheelchair Tennis at the annual tennis tournament awarded by the Tennis Foundation/ LTA. The tournament, held at the Shrewsbury Club every August, is now in its ninth successive year. Shropshire Wheelchair …

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and Motability

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a type of benefit set to gradually replace Disability Living Allowance (DLA). First introduced back in 1992, DLA was designed to assist both adults and children with personal care or mobility needs. PIP is part …