News & Features

Do you tow a caravan or a trailer?

Do you tow a caravan or a trailer?

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Disabled Motoring UK has recently joined the National Towing Working Group created by Highways England to help to produce a framework document to outline the key safety issues drivers face when towing caravans and identify actions to improve them. Please help Highways England by telling us about your experiences of towing caravans. We will then forward them on to Highways England.

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Department for Transport launch Inclusive Transport Strategy
DVLA's Eyesight Awareness Campaign

DVLA's Eyesight Awareness Campaign

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

The DVLA has launched a National Eyesight Awareness Campaign today (23rd July), and as part of this campaign the agency is asking drivers to check their eyesight regularly. The DVLA has said that the simplest way for drivers to do this is by taking the ‘number plate test'.

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DVLA System Upgrades

DVLA System Upgrades

Friday, July 20th, 2018

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency is making a number of major system upgrades throughout several weekends leading up to 19th August Various vehicle services will be unavailable while this work is being carried out. However, the majority of the work is going to take place between the hours of 6pm on a Sunday and 6am the following day. The DVLA hopes that this will cause minimal disruption to customers.

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Northern Ireland Taxi Survey

Northern Ireland Taxi Survey

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

The Department for Infrastructure (DFI) is conducting a survey to find out about disabled people’s experiences of booking and using a taxi in Northern Ireland.

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