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  • Get A Grant To Take Driving Lessons

    Get A Grant To Take Driving Lessons

    Did you know that if you are disabled, have ordered a new car through Motability and are in receipt of certain benefits you can apply for a grant to take up to 40 hours of driving lessons? The scheme works in partnership with the AA Driving School, which has instructors across the UK. When the grant has been approved, the AA will find an instructor who will then contact you to arrange your first lesson.

  • Motability Customers' Lockdown Insurance Bonus

    Motability Customers' Lockdown Insurance Bonus

    Disabled drivers who use the Motability scheme to lease vehicles will receive another insurance bonus because lockdown has led to fewer claims. If you have a Motability Scheme online account you can request to have the money transferred directly to your bank account or you will be sent the £50 payment by cheque in the next few weeks.

  • Motability Customers To Get Lease Leeway

    Motability Customers To Get Lease Leeway

    Disabled people using the Motability scheme to lease cars and other equipment to help them get around have been told not to worry if their deal and insurance are due to run out in the next few months .AUnder the scheme most people who qualify through Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independene Payments lease a vehicle for three years.

  • National Audit Office Publish Report into the Motability Scheme

    Following shocking revelations of £15.3 million in bonuses paid out to top executives at Motability Operations and questions raised by the House of Commons Work and Pensions and Treasury select committees, the report considers the Motability scheme’s customer offer and performance; the scheme’s financial model, its impact and profitability; and the governance of the scheme and remuneration of Motability Operations’ senior management.

  • Hail for Help at the Petrol Pump with MyHailo

    MyHailo is an assistive technology that allows users to request help with refuelling at participating petrol stations, without needing to leave the car.

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