Misuse of blue badges
Blue badges are designed to assist people with health conditions or disabilities to park closer to their destination.
A few examples of people who may qualify for a blue badge are:
- You cannot walk
- You cannot walk without the assistance of somebody else or mobility aids
- Walking is dangerous to your health
- You have a terminal illness
- You have a severe disability
- You have a child under the age of 3 with a medical condition
Misuse of a blue badge
If you are convicted of misusing a blue badge, this could result in the badge being taken away and a fine of up to £1000. The blue badge should only be used when the owner of the badge holder is present.
The S117 Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984 is the regulation that covers the misuse of a blue badge.
If you have been invited to the police station for an interview where they suspect fraudulent activity, contact the team today on 01772 447000 or reach out to us on our 7 day a week WhatsApp helpline 07869760533.
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