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Blind people welcome e-scooter sound trial

BLIND people are welcoming news that e-scooter operator Voi is trialling a low humming sound on its vehicles in three cities. 

Charging point problems for disabled drivers

AS the UK undergoes an electric car revolution, a new survey shows many disabled drivers experience difficulty with charging points.

A change of Vista for Jessica

All Together NOW! partner Allied Mobility are all geared up to making a big difference to people’s lives. They’ve just helped Jessica Taylor-Bearman and her family to start a brand new chapter in their lives…

All aboard . . . Sunflower scheme boost for disabled train travellers

ALL OF Britain’s rail companies are now recognising Sunflower lanyards and cards so that passengers with non-visible disabilities can travel with extra confidence. Accessibility Minister...

Safety screens fitted to some Liverpool taxis

SAFETY screens aimed at reducing the spread of coronavirus are being fitted between the front and rear seats of some of Liverpool's taxis.

Access to get better at 73 rail stations

RAIL users with mobility issues are to get better access at 73 stations over the next five years.

Disabled people deserve much better, says Miller

THE Government’s Accessibility Action Plan must address changing places toilets, shared spaces, and other issues, says the chair of the Women and Equalities Committee.

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