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Parking Review
Case Studies
Kiran Devgun
If you are an eligible Blue Badge holder you may want to find out more about parking safely in public spaces. Let us guide you through with our... continue
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Debates
Portsmouth City Council’s investigations into Blue Badge fraud featured in a BBC One documentary series last month. The city council’s... continue
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IT
Induction loop manufacturer Ampetronic have developed a slimline compact hearing loop solution for integration into intercom applications such as car... continue
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Operational Lead Story
Patrick McDonnell
A new style warning notice is being attached to the cars of suspected Blue Badge abusers in Redbridge, east London. The window notification slips are... continue
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Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
A new law to crack down on the misuse of disabled parking spaces in Scotland has been passed by MSPs. The Disabled Persons Parking Badges (Scotland)... continue
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Operational
Transport minister Robert Goodwill visited Leeds last month to see how measures designed to tackle Blue Badge fraud are working The minister spent... continue
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News Lead Story
Patrick McDonnell
A quarter of visitor attractions in the UK do not provide disabled parking, a survey by charity Vitalise reveals. The survey also found that almost... continue
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Operational Lead Story
Patrick McDonnell
People are being warned not to pay high fees for disabled Blue Badges through unauthorised website... continue
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Debates
Helen Dolphin
Disabled Motoring UK (DMUK) has been campaigning for local authorities to enforce the Blue Badge scheme for many years. Blue Badge enforcement is not... continue
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Crime
Blue Badge Fraud Investigations (BBFI), a specialist counter fraud organisation, has launched a new ‘pay as you go’ service for local... continue
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Parking Policy
The European Parking Association (EPA) has set up a task group to examine parking regulations for people with disabilities. The Blue Badge Parking in... continue
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Awards
A scheme designed to accredit car parks that provide good access and facilities for disabled people was launched by the charity Disabled Motoring UK... continue
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News Lead Story
Blue Badge fraud prosecutions have doubled in three years as councils have stepped up action against motorists abusing the system designed to improve... continue
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Letters
Helen Dolphin
Disabled Motoring UK is the campaigning charity for disabled drivers, passengers and Blue Badge holders. We lobby government and business across the... continue
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Crime
A Portsmouth driver who used his wife’s disabled parking badge has been banned from the roads for a year and told to pay £800. It is... continue
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Operational
More than 140 Blue Badges were removed for misuse by Waltham Forest’s fraud investigation team in 2013-14. Since the launch of the crackdown in... continue
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Operational
The British Parking Association (BPA) has joined forces with Motability to make it easier to deter the misuse of Blue Badges intended for disabled... continue
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Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
Civil enforcement officers (CEOs) in Croydon are set to be equipped with bodycams in a bid to reduce confrontations and assaults by the public. The... continue
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