How can I protect my blue badge?
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.
Can you get any extra concessions if you have a blue badge?
If you’ve got a blue badge you might be eligible for extra concessions, like exemption from road tax, road tolls or access to town centres where other vehicles are restricted.
Can you get 2 blue badges?
Only one badge can be issued per person for their personal use in whichever vehicle they travel.
Can disabled badge stop double yellow?
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)
Can Blue Badge holders park on double yellows?
Badge holders may park on single or double yellow lines for up to 3 hours, but in general not where there are restrictions on loading or unloading – indicated by yellow kerb dashes and / or signs on plates.
Can a carer use a Blue Badge?
If you have disabilities or are a carer you may be entitled to free or discounted travel on public transport. If you are a driver you may be entitled to an exemption from paying road tax, and to a blue badge which gives you parking concessions.
What happens if you get caught using a Blue Badge?
It is a criminal offence to misuse the badge, and doing so can lead to a £1,000 fine. If the badge holder is using the parking concessions as a passenger (as opposed to driving the car themselves), it is their responsibility to make sure that the driver is aware of the rules governing the scheme.
What does no concessions for Blue Badge holders mean?
The Blue Badge scheme. Concessions exist for Blue Badge holders, primarily where road markings prohibit or restrict parking for other road users, but not all parking is free of charge.
Can I park on double yellow lines with a Blue Badge?
You may park on single or double yellow lines for up to three hours if it is safe to do so but not within 15 metres of a junction or where there are restrictions on loading or unloading – indicated by yellow kerb dashes and/or signs on plates.
Can Blue Badge holders park in bus stops?
There are no exemptions for Blue Badge holders on bus-only routes. There are many parking boxes on red routes that only Blue Badge holders can use but there are also other places on red routes where you are allowed to park.