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Category: Motability

What can my Motability car be used for?

So, you’re thinking of getting a Motability vehicle and you want to know what you can use it for… The aim of the Motability Scheme is to help provide disabled people with access to a personal vehicle. So, to ensure that this vehicle is being used for its intended purpose, there are some rules to […]

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Getting a WAV with PIP/DLA on the Motability Scheme

Can I get a mobility car? If you receive a government allowance for your disability, you might be entitled to lease a WAV (wheelchair accessible vehicle) or another accessible vehicle through the Motability Scheme. When you’re looking into disability vehicles for the first time, the process can seem stressful – especially if you’re trying to […]

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A History of the Motability Scheme

What is the Motability Scheme? The Motability Scheme, run by the charity Motability, helps disabled people access affordable and convenient vehicle leases. With the Motability Scheme you can lease a car, a wheelchair accessible vehicle (WAV), a scooter, or a powered wheelchair. How did the Motability Scheme come to be? Before the scheme was introduced, […]

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What’s included in the Motability Scheme?

The Motability Scheme allows you to exchange all or part of your higher rate mobility allowance to lease a car, WAV (wheelchair accessible vehicle), scooter, or powered wheelchair to help make travel more accessible. What makes the Motability Scheme so amazing is that it includes a lot of things that would otherwise take a lot […]

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Vehicle adaptations make driving possible again

New vs Used WAVs – How to Know What to Buy

Finding the right wheelchair accessible vehicle (WAV) can be tough. There are many options to choose from on the market and lots of things to take into account. From finding the right adaptations to suit your specific needs to finding something that’s affordable and within your budget, there’s a lot for you  to consider. One […]

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Recognising and combating ableism at work

What is ableism? We see it in showbiz with non-disabled actors playing disabled roles. We see it in activism with Greta Thunberg sounding off against politicians who use her diagnosis of autism to invalidate her efforts to tackle climate change. We see it in employment figures with disabled women being “more than twice as likely […]

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Vehicle adaptations make driving possible again

Choosing between a new wheelchair-accessible vehicle or adaptations

On the road again With mobility options ranging from simple vehicle adaptations helping you get from A to B with ease, to state-of-the-art wheelchair-accessible vehicles (or WAVs) designed with the safety and comfort of wheelchair users in mind – it’s never been easier to get out and about, whatever your mobility needs may be.

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Motability The Big Event

Motability’s Summer of Events 2019

It’s another busy summer of events for showcasing the latest and greatest Motability Scheme wheelchair accessible vehicles (WAVs). We’re pleased to say that this year we’re involved in three of the events that will take place in Birmingham, Exeter and Harrogate.

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Thrilled Customer Picks up New WAV

Everton Superfan is Thrilled with his Blue WAV

When it was time for Chris Howgate to choose his next wheelchair accessible vehicle at the top of his “must have” list was the colour… it had to be blue. Avid fans of Everton FC, Chris and his family spent over a year looking for the right vehicle to suit them and when they found […]

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Manual folding ramp on a Ford Tourneo Custom WAV

Five Reasons to Choose the Ford Tourneo Custom WAV

We think the Ford Tourneo Custom is great; it combines the best features of a high-end family car with the roomy interior of a bigger vehicle. But there’s more to it than that so we’ve put together five reasons for choosing the Ford Tourneo Custom for your next wheelchair accessible vehicle. space 1. Cheaper than […]

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Vehicle adaptations make driving possible again

What is the Nearly New WAV Scheme?

Did you know that you can choose to lease a nearly new wheelchair accessible vehicle (WAV) through the Motability Scheme? A nearly new WAV is less than three years old and has usually been returned to Motability because of a change in the owner’s circumstances which means the vehicle is no longer suitable. With lower […]

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Motability Ford WAVs available to lease from Cartwright Mobility

Exclusive Motability Event from Ford

Visitors to Stoneacre in York will have the opportunity to see some of the most popular Ford wheelchair accessible vehicles (WAVs) at an exclusive three-day event to showcase its range of Motability approved vehicles. From Friday 26 to Sunday 28 October, Cartwright Mobility will be exhibiting two of its Ford WAVs at the dealership in […]

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