Voluntary Accessible Car

What does it do?

This is a Peugeot Expert Tepee car which has six seats, ramp and tracking and is designed to accommodate a wheelchair in safety and comfort. It is available to fill the gap between the Ring & Ride Bus and the Voluntary Car Scheme. It is intended for use by passengers who need to use wheelchairs, or who find getting in or out of a car difficult or impossible. The car is driven by both volunteers and employees.

Who it is for?

Local residents; frail elderly people or people with a disability who find public transport very difficult to use. Passengers may bring an escort.

Where it is available?

Local service (Mid Devon).

What it costs:

Passengers are charged a mileage rate of 45p per mile they travel. The minimum charge is £3.00. An escort travels at half fare (i.e. 20p extra per mile). Payment is made direct to the driver who issues a receipt.

How to access or apply for it:

Call  01884 242099, Monday to Thursday from 9am to 5pm and Friday from 9am to 4.30pm

Classification(s):

Info last updated:

03/10/2011
Provider
Multi-Storey Car Park, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6NB