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Support DMUK While Doing Your Christmas Shopping

Support DMUK While Doing Your Christmas Shopping

Friday, November 30th, 2018

Earlier this year DMUK registered with Amazon’s charitable donation service, AmazonSmile. This means that when you sign into your amazon account via smile.amazon.co.uk/ and select Disabled Motoring UK as your chosen charity, Amazon will donate a percentage of the net value of your order to the charity. This is an easy no-cost way of helping DMUK raise vital funds. 

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NI Councils Make £1.4M from Disabled Bay Abuse PCNs

NI Councils Make £1.4M from Disabled Bay Abuse PCNs

Friday, November 30th, 2018

According to figures supplied by the Department for Infrastructure (DfI), motorists in Northern Ireland have been fined a total of £1.4 million over the past three years for misusing disabled parking bays with more than 16,000 fines having been issued to motorists during this time.

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Progress for Parking (Code of Practice) Bill

Progress for Parking (Code of Practice) Bill

Friday, November 30th, 2018

The Parking (Code of Practice) Bill which is designed to ensure that all private parking operators govern their car parks in the same way has now been approved by MPs in the House of Commons and it received its first reading in the House of Lords on 26th November 2018.

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Disabled Motorists Await SRN Improvements

Disabled Motorists Await SRN Improvements

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

The independent watchdog, Transport Focus has recently released a report following its research of disabled road users’ experiences of using England’s motorways and major ‘A’ roads. DMUK was heavily involved in this research and the agency’s report includes a number of recommended changes which will improve the Strategic Road Network (SRN) for disabled motorists.

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Disappointing levels of Blue Badge Enforcement