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Blue Badges extended for hidden disabilities

PEOPLE with hidden disabilities, including autism and mental health conditions will soon have access to Blue Badges, removing the barriers many face to travel.

Disabled ‘motor show’ on the way to Birmingham

THE UK’s largest display of cars, scooters and powered wheelchairs for disabled people, The Big Event, will take place for the first time at the NEC in Birmingham in July.

Paddy’s Hopkirk’s son goes one better than dad

THE son of rally car legend Paddy Hopkirk has gone one better than his father . . .

‘We’ve got to get all cars talking to each other’

THE UK’s biggest independent road safety charity IAM RoadSmart maintains that we will not gain the full safety benefits of self-driving cars until every car on the road is connected to each other – a statement that has now been backed up by a white paper produced by experts at the University of Michigan.


ANYONE caught using a hand-held mobile phone while at the wheel of a car will now get a £200 fine and six points on their licence – doubling the previous penalty.

Mobility Roadshow set to rev up the action again at Stoneleigh

NEXT year’s Mobility Roadshow – Europe’s largest test-drive and independent mobility event – returns to the NAEC Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, June 1-3.

Disabled motorists rev up for three-day Mobility Roadshow

IF YOU are disabled and looking for a solution to your motoring problems there's only one place to be over the next few days . . . The three-day Mobility Roadshow revs into action at Silverstone and it's guaranteed to set all pulses racing.

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