Travel and transport
Driving when you have a disability
Many people with a disability drive. There are various modifications that can be designed to help make your driving or travelling experience as comfortable as possible, depending on your needs.
If you are looking to start learning to drive, the disability driving instructors website has an online register of specialist driving instructors for people with physical disabilities, special educational needs and those with hearing difficulties. The website also has advice on how to start to learn to drive, how to return to driving after an accident or illness and how to keep driving safely.who need advice about driving. You can find out more on www.disabilitydrivinginstructors.com
Blue Badge Parking Scheme
A Blue Badge is a disabled parking permit. It helps people with disabilities or health conditions park closer to their destination. To qualify for a Blue Badge, you must have an enduring and substantial disability. You will need to provide evidence of this.
Find out more on the Blue Badge section of the website.