Blue Badge Made Simple

Arun Access Group : Blue Badge Made Simple

A do's and do not guide to get the most out of your blue badge.

Remember to check the date the expiry date on your badge check today.

  • You will not receive a reminder.
  • You can renew on linewww.gov.uk/apply-blue-badge allow at least 4 weeks. The cost is £10 for 3 years
  • You can apply for the London Congestion charge on line. A �10 Fee applies for 3 years.
  • Congestion charge is £11.50 per day for a family car.
  • www.tfl.gov.uk/modes/driving

    Phone Number: 0343 222 2222

    P.O. Box 4782 Worthing BN11 9PS

    M6 toll road is free if you have the higher rate DLA again a £10 fee for 3 years applies.

    Apply on line: www.m6toll.co.uk

    Phone Number: 0870 850 6262

    If you have a blue badge and a Motability vehicle you can travel for free through the Dartford crossing just go to a manned booth and they will check your vehicle to see you pay nil tax and they will make a note of the vehicles registration number.

    The Blue Badge scheme can now be renewed on line the service has been modified to allow customers to up load supporting documents and make online payments.

    If your application is successful your new Blue will be posted to your home address.

    www.westsussex.gov.uk/bluebadge

    Phone Number 01243 777 65


    Apply and renew with ease

    The Blue Badge scheme can now be renewed on line the service has been modified to allow customers to up load supporting documents and make online payments.

    If your application is successful your new Blue will be posted to your home address.

    www.westsussex.gov.uk/bluebadge Phone Number 01243 777 653


    Parking

    When parking make sure that you have parked correctly, have you checked if there is no restrictions the Blue badge is not a licence to park anywhere.

    Arun Access Group : Blue Badge Made Simple
    Arun Access Group : Blue Badge Made Simple

    You may park on single and double lines again check to make sure there is no markings on the kerb and look for no loading signs.

    You should have a guide book The Blue badge scheme: rights and responsibilities in England that was issued with your Blue Badge.

    Phone Number: 0870 1226 236 or on line www.dft.gov.uk/about/dftpubdatabase/

    Arun Access Group : Blue Badge Made Simple

    You may park on single and double lines again check to make sure there is no markings on the kerb and look for no loading signs.

    You should have a guide book The Blue badge scheme: rights and responsibilities in England that was issued with your Blue Badge.

    Phone Number: 0870 1226 236

    Arun Access Group : Blue Badge Made Simple

    Disabled parking bays

    Arun Access Group : Blue Badge Made Simple

    Not all disabled parking bays are yellow some are blue. Again check for restrictions that may apply. Supermarkets will give on average give 3 hours free parking.


    Travelling Abroad

    Arun Access Group : Blue Badge Made Simple

    Your Blue Badge is recognized throughout the European Union (EU) Check the country that you are traveling to. You can get more information on line and you can print off any relevant information for the country that you are traveling to.

    Please see our guide Transport for Disabled Travellers on taking your car abroad.

    Author: Eddie Jezierski-Surveying & Transport for Arun Access Group