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A significant number of local Welsh trains will almost certainly not be accessible to many disabled people by the legal deadline of 2020, according to a new report. All passenger rail vehicles have to meet strict access standards by 1 January 2020, but a report by the Welsh Assembly’s petitions committee says that about
Transport Motability logo beside an open car door
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The Motability car scheme has been accused of risking the safety of its disabled customers, by refusing to replace their tyres until they are only just above the legal minimum tread depth. Disabled campaigner Ian Jones, one of the founders of the WOW petition, said that the position of Motability Operations contradicts the advice
Transport Campaigners with shared space placards and guide dogs outside parliament
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Campaigners from across the country gathered outside parliament this week to call for an end to unsafe “shared space” street designs, which risk turning public spaces into “no go zones” for many disabled and older people. The protest (pictured) was organised by the National Federation of the Blind of the UK (NFBUK), and attended
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