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Paralympian Adepitan calls for improved chargepoint access

EV charging networks may breach equality laws and disregard needs of disabled drivers

Mark Moran
15 October 2021
Ade Adepitan

 

Investigators have found that many of the UK’s 2.5 million Blue Badge holders risk being excluded from Britain’s transition to electric vehicles.

Research by Auto Express suggests that EV charging providers are systematically failing to meet their accessibility obligations under the Equality Act. Auto Express has launched an ‘Equal Access for All’ campaign calling for:

Urgent provision of accessible EV charge sites

Government regulation on minimum numbers

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