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Top tips for using public transport with a powered wheelchair or scooter

Do you need to travel on public transport with a mobility scooter or powered wheelchair? Read our tips for using trains, buses, coaches, or taxis with your Scheme mobility aid.

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Guide to getting your powered wheelchair or scooter into a car

Powered wheelchair user, Shona Louise, explains the best ways to safely transport your electric wheelchair or scooter into a car with ease.

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Q&A with Motability Scheme Ambassador, Mark Ormrod

Brand Ambassador Mark Ormrod has been a Scheme customer for over 15 years. In this Q&A, he shares how the Scheme has helped maintain his independence and gives advice for others looking to join.

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The Motability Lifestyle Pod is going international

Flying long-haul with British Airways (BA) this summer? Catch series one of The Motability Lifestyle Pod onboard from June.

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Had an accident? You can now report it online

The Direct Line Motability (DLM) insurance portal gives you the flexibility to manage your Motability Scheme insurance online.

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Essential questions for your WAV demonstration

Graham Lloyd, Accessible Vehicle Partnership Manager for the Motability Scheme, shares a helpful list of questions to ask during your WAV demonstration.

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A guide to navigating the PIP renewal process

Navigating the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) process can be complex and stressful, Shona Louise has shared some advice on how to manage the renewal process.

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Does PIP provide support for mental health conditions?

This Mental Health Awareness week, Shona Louise, answers shares valuable advice on how Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and the Motability Scheme provide support for people with mental health conditions.

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Maintenance tips for your powered wheelchair or scooter

Whether you use a powered electric wheelchair or a mobility scooter, having the know-how to care for your equipment means it will perform better. Use Shona's maintenance guide to help keep your mobility equipment in good condition for longer.

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Guide to choosing your powered wheelchair

There are lots of things to think about when you're choosing a powered wheelchair. This guide by Shona Louise, who uses a powered wheelchair herself, helps you think about what's important when you're deciding.

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