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Essentials including maps and a drink travel with Sarah in her Motability Scheme car.

Things I always keep in my car

Sarah Alexander-Georgeson shares her list of essentials that she keeps in her Scheme car at all times. How many do you keep in your car?

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Salesman giving car keys to customer who has chosen a new car and shaking his hand

Driving ergonomics: choosing the right car

You might assume the type of car you buy doesn’t really affect how comfortable you are when driving, but in reality there’s a lot to consider. This article outlines some of the things to think about when choosing your next car.


A guide to understanding assistance dogs

Helen Dolphin shares what members of the public should consider when approaching a working dog. Read her advice and meet Fairport, her furry companion.

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Disability aids recommended by disabled people

Chloe Tear reveals the best aids and equipment recommended by the disabled community. From rollators to stool attachments, discover the best mobility aids for you.

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My favourite beach for wheelchair access

As a full-time power wheelchair user, beaches aren't the first place I’d visit for an accessible day out. Find out what I learned when sand met wheels.


Driving posture: are you sitting comfortably?

75% of drivers suffer from back pain because they drive in the wrong driving posture. Read our tips on how to choose the right position for driving.

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Car prepared for long journey parked by motorway.

How to make sure your car is road-ready ahead of the summer holidays

With people beginning to use their cars more after months of restrictions, it is a good idea to refamiliarise ourselves with our cars maintanence needs. This article from PA Motoring Services has highlighted some basic checks we should all do before hitting the road.

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Top 5 apps that can help with better driving

Nowadays there are many apps to help you with all aspects of driving from planning your route to parking. We've put together a list of some of the best.

Queen Elisabeth II bridge over the river Thames, in West Thurrock, UK against a clear blue sky

Toll road and congestion scheme charges across the UK

Most toll roads and congestion schemes offer a concession to disabled people, however, it can seem that every toll has a different qualifying criteria and application process. So, here, Helen Dolphin provides a short summary of most toll roads, including how to apply for concessions.

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Motability Scheme customer reading Price Guide

10 things to help you decide if the Motability Scheme is right for you

We've highlighted a few things that people often want to talk to us about before deciding if the Scheme is for them.

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