Can you use a mobility car without the disabled person in it?

Can you use a mobility car without the disabled person in it?

Can you use a mobility car without the disabled person in it?

The car must be used by, or for the benefit of, the disabled person. This does not mean that the disabled person needs to be in the car for every journey. ... Don't forget that only drivers listed under the permitted drivers section of your Certificate of Motor Insurance are covered to drive your Motability car.

Can my daughter use my Motability car for work?

The car is covered for social, domestic and pleasure purposes including travel directly between home and permanent place of work, at all times under the Certificate of Motor Insurance.

Can I keep my Motability car?

If you wish to keep your car longer you will need to contact Customer Services for assistance. It may be possible to arrange a short extension to your lease agreement to allow a new application. ... Alternatively, you also have the option to purchase your car at the end of the lease.

Can I drive a Motability car on my own insurance?

Please note that drivers who have their own fully comprehensive insurance cover are not permitted to drive your Motability Scheme vehicle, unless they have been added to your lease as a named driver.

Can I keep my mobility car if I go into a care home?

If you go into residential care, the lease agreement can be continued as long as you are still receiving your mobility allowance and getting benefit from the Motability Scheme vehicle.

Can I change my Motability car if I don't like it?

When you lease a vehicle on the Motability Scheme you agree to lease your car for the full length of the agreement. If, however, you have a valid reason to end your agreement early, you will need to call us to discuss this further.

Can you get second hand cars on Motability?

The Motability Scheme can use your mobility allowance to help you obtain a suitable wheelchair accessible vehicle. There are two main options within the scheme: A new Motability car on a three-year or five-year contract hire lease. A new or used car on hire purchase, over a term of two to five years.

Can you keep your mobility car after three years?

The end of your lease. At the end of your lease you just hand your car back and if like most customers you choose to stay with us, you can select a new car and take another lease. Motability Scheme leases generally run for three years from the date that you took delivery of your car.

Can my husband drive my Motability car to work?

Only drivers listed as permitted drivers on the Certificate of Motor Insurance are insured to drive your Motability Scheme car. ... In practice, this means other named drivers in the household can use the car for shopping and other routine activities, as long as the disabled person will benefit.

Can I buy my Motability car after 3 years?

It may be possible to buy your car at the end of the contract, but this can only be discussed in the final three months of your lease. ... If you decide to buy your car at the end of the contract, but would also like to remain on the Scheme, you can do so, providing you are still eligible.

What can you do with a Motability car?

  • Motability cars can be used to go to work, visit family and friends and many other things as long as it is used by or for the benefit of the disabled person. Find out more.

How is a car used by a disabled person?

  • The car is used by, or for the benefit of, the disabled person. This does not mean that the disabled person needs to be in the car for every journey. In practice, this means other named drivers in the household can use the car for shopping and other routine activities, as long as the disabled customer will benefit.

How old do you have to be to get a mobility car?

  • To qualify for a mobility car through the Motability Scheme, you must have been awarded the higher rate of mobility component of the Disability Living Allowance (DLA), though this is being phased out for disabled people aged between 16 and 64.

Can a spouse or friend drive a Motability car?

  • Many Motability drivers choose to have their spouse or friend as a named driver; this can help when there’s an emergency or if they’re feeling under the weather and not up to driving. Two named drivers are included as part of the Motability lease and even a third driver can be added for an additional cost.

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