Quick Answer: Can Disabled Badge Holders Park On Permit Holders Only?

Can I use someone else’s disabled badge?

No.

If the disabled person who has applied for the blue badge is not in the car with you then you’re not entitled to use it.

Do not allow other people to use the badge to do something on your behalf such as shopping or collecting something for you..

Can blue badge holders park in parent and child spaces?

I can confirm Blue Badge holders are permitted to use our Parent & Child bays if the disabled spaces are full. The vast majority of our customers are very considerate of parents with young children and respect family bays.

What do I do if I lost my blue badge?

If your Blue badge is lost, stolen or damaged you will require a replacement badge. If stolen you should first report it to the police who will give you a crime report number. You can then use the relevant police reference number to complete the Blue Badge replacement form.

Where are you not allowed to park with a blue badge?

BLUE BADGE HOLDERS CANNOT PARK: Red routes or double yellow lines (in all four boroughs) Single yellow line (except Kensington and Chelsea as long as there is no loading or unloading restriction and only for 20 minutes to drop off or pick up a disabled person, or to collect goods) Suspended parking bays.

Can a traffic warden confiscate my blue badge?

Police officers, council officers and civil enforcement officers have the power to inspect a Blue Badge and confiscate it if they believe it is being misused. Officers may operate in plain clothes but will be able to produce identification to prove who they are.

Do blue badge holders have to pay in hospital car parks?

Disabled drivers with “blue badge” permits, frequent outpatient attendees and parents of sick children staying overnight will be spared having to pay the fees for leaving their vehicles at hospital car parks.

Can blue badge holders use bus lanes?

Badge holders are not entitled to drive in bus lanes during their hours of operation. Where there are double white lines in the centre of the road, even if one of the lines is broken. Suspended meter bays or when use of the meter is not allowed.

Do I have to pay congestion charge if I have a blue badge?

Blue Badge holders are eligible for a 100% discount. You can register up to 2 vehicles that you would normally use to travel within the Congestion Charge zone. … This can be your own vehicle or one that you travel in.

How do I report someone parking in a disabled bay UK?

Call us on 020 8545 4661 (option 3) as soon as you notice an illegally parked vehicle, such as a vehicle parked:on the pavement or grass verge.on yellow lines during restricted hours.in a disabled bay without a Blue Badge.obstructing the flat section of a driveway or dropped kerb.

Can you use blue badge in residents Bay?

Blue Badge holders don’t need a permit to park in any residents’ parking area. Blue Badge holders can park for free without a time limit in residents’ parking areas in: permit holders only bays. shared use bays.

Does a blue badge affect car insurance?

Yes. Our car insurance policy covers your wheelchair while it is in your car. … We also offer Comprehensive Wheelchair Insurance and Comprehensive Mobility Scooter Insurance to protect your equipment against theft, damage and liability when it is not in use or being transported in your car.

What benefits can I claim if I have a blue badge?

Many blue badge holders are eligible for exemption from vehicle excise duty (road tax) on grounds of disability. People who don’t hold a blue badge may also qualify for the road tax exemption. You’ll automatically get a refund for any full remaining months of road tax when you apply for exemption.

How long can I park with a blue badge?

3 hourson streets with parking meters or pay-and-display machines for as long as you need to. in disabled parking bays on streets for as long as you need to, unless a sign says there is a time limit. on single or double yellow lines for up to 3 hours unless there’s a ‘no loading’ sign.

Are Blue badge holders exempt from congestion charge?

If you hold a valid Blue Badge, you can apply for exemption from the congestion charge in London by paying a £10 administration fee. You can register up to two vehicles that you would normally use to travel within the charging zone.

How do you avoid blue badge theft?

Protect your blue badge while parked.Avoid theft.Lock to the steering wheel.Avoid having window smashed in and having to cover the costs.Display badge while parked.Don’t wait up to 8 weeks for a replacement.