Useful contacts for driving
The organisations below can provide information and help for people with Parkinson's who drive.
British Insurance Brokers' Association (BIBA)
Contact BIBA's Find-A-Broker Service for a broker best suited to help with your specific insurance.
Congestion Charging London
Contact Congestion Charging London to register for a 100% discount on the congestion charge as a Blue Badge holder.
Department for Transport (DfT)
The DfT aims to make provisions for all public transport users and motorists that are acceptable, accessible and affordable.
The Disability Alliance provides advice on benefits and services for all people with disabilities, their families, carers and advisers.
Disability Benefits Helpline
Disabled Living Foundation (DLF)
The Disabled Living Foundation offers advice and information on all aspects of disability equipment.
It has details on car and van conversions, hoists and lifting equipment, car seats, vehicles for hire, accessories and much more.
Disabled Motoring UK
Disabled Motoring UK provides help and advice to disabled drivers and passengers.
Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) Northern Ireland
Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) Northern Ireland provide information and advice on all aspects of driving with a disability in Northern Ireland.
Driving Mobility (mobility centres)
Driving Mobility offers advice on adaptations, assessment and a list of companies that manufacture, convert or adapt vehicles to suit drivers with disabilities and/or carry passengers in wheelchairs.
DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency)
The DVLA can provide information on all aspects of driving and can advise you on driving with a disability in England, Scotland and Wales.
Financial Ombudsman Service
The Ombudsman is an independent and impartial organisation set up to sort out complaints that consumers and businesses are unable to resolve themselves.
The Motor Insurers' Bureau
The Motor Insurers' Bureau offers help and advice on accidents involving untraced or uninsured motorists.
Motability helps to keep disabled drivers on the road.
Ricability provides useful information on what to look for when choosing a car, as well as helpful tips for getting in and out of vehicles and financing your car.