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Disabled Mobility Scooter user Cleared of Drink Driving

21 Jan 2015

A man was arrested for drink driving on his mobility scooter whilst carrying passengers. (Mobility scooters are exempt from the Road Traffic Act unless they are carrying passengers) The man claimed he...

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Disabled Man Asked to Leave Cinema as Ventilator was ‘Too Noisy’

18 Jan 2015

A man was asked to leave a cinema midway through the film he was watching because his ventilator was too noisy and disturbing other customers. Richard Bridger has muscular dystrophy and uses a ventila...

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Top 10 Tips for Buying a Mobility Scooter

07 Jan 2015

If you're considering buying a Mobility Scooter have a look at our top tips to help you with this all important purchase. Think about storage. Do you have a big enough space near a plug socket so...

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Obesity could be a Disability

22 Dec 2014

The European Court of Justice has ruled that "if obesity could hinder 'full and effective participation' at work then it could count as a disability." offering obese people the same protection and rig...

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Buses win Wheelchair Ruling

10 Dec 2014

First Bus have won a ruling at the Court of Appeal which means they are not obliged to ask people who are sat in a disabled area to move if a wheelchair user requires the space. Lord Justice...

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300,000 Disabled People are on Housing Waiting Lists

03 Dec 2014

The Leonard Cheshire Disability charity have published a report suggesting that 300,000 disabled people are on housing waiting lists, and currently 'making do' in unsuitable accommodation. There are c...

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