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
Info last updated:
Multi-Storey Car Park, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6NB