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  1. Grandparents with grand children

    Which car is best for you?

    By Tim Barnes-Clay

    Which car is best? It’s safe to say that any driver has asked themselves this question. It’s a big question, and with a huge choice of over 2,000 cars available to lease through the Motability Scheme — it can seem impossible to narrow down the options and choose just one! With that in mind, we’ve come up with a few smaller questions to ask yourself to shorten your list and get you one step closer to the vehicle that is best for you. As a little extra, we’ve thrown in some car tips to help you on your way.

    • date:23 Dec 2016
  2. Frosted-car-windscreen-with-ice-scraper

    Winter driving tips

    Long dark nights and bad weather can make driving in winter tricky but by taking extra care and adapting your driving style to the changing conditions, you can stay safe in your Motability Scheme car.

    • date:20 Dec 2016
  3. Graduates photo

    Graduate careers at Motability Operations Ltd

    Choosing where to start your career is a big decision. If you want a career that will stretch, inspire and help you develop new skills, then take a look at what’s on offer at Motability Operations Ltd.

    In return, we want graduates who are ambitious, driven and willing to take charge of their career to become potential business leaders of the future.

    • date:16 Dec 2016
  4. Bangkok expressway

    What will the car of the future look like?

    By AutoCar

    Technological breakthroughs such as autonomy are giving free rein on car design, so we've asked leading designers what the car of the future might look like.

    • date:12 Dec 2016
  5. Kew 2.jpg

    7 great things to do this Christmas!

    By Andrew Healey

    It’s easy to use Christmas as an excuse for hibernating, but it doesn’t have to be that way. This year, you could do things differently: set yourself a challenge, restore your inner calm, or simply get out in your Motability Scheme car, scooter or powered wheelchair and have fun. Rough Guides writer Andrew Healey offers seven suggestions for breaking the mould this festive season.

    • date:12 Dec 2016
  6. Ambulance on motorway

    eCall explained

    By Hugo Griffiths from Car Buyer

    This article from Car Buyer discusses the new eCall system, which could, in the event of an accident, automatically alert emergency services. This European initiative may be rolled out across all cars in Europe in the next few years.

    • date:10 Dec 2016
  7. TBE-Page-Header---Manchester

    Celebrating 10 years of our One Big Day events!

    We’re very excited to announce that we are celebrating 10 years of successful One Big Day events next year AND we’ll be returning to Manchester, the city where it all started, to host The Big Event in 2017.

    • date:6 Dec 2016
  8. Lady driving using mobile phone

    New six-point penalty for mobile phone use when driving

    Under new rules announced by the Government today, drivers caught using a hand held mobile phone while driving face increased penalties. Texting, making phone calls without a hands free kit or checking social media accounts will incur a £200 fine and six driving licence penalty points from 2017. Drivers who have recently passed their test face having their licence revoked and being forced to retake their test.

    • date:2 Dec 2016
  9. Emma Bowler in countryside

    Is access improving in the UK?

    By Emma Bowler

    We asked former BBC programme maker and disability writer Emma Bowler "Is access improving in the UK?" - read her thoughts below.

    • date:28 Nov 2016
  10. Car driving through fog

    Driving in fog: top tips

    By Hugo Griffiths from Car Buyer

    When the weather is good and conditions are clear, it's easy to forget just how treacherous driving in fog can be. Wet weather and low temperatures are more likely to result in foggy conditions, with the long winter months being particularly prone to poor visibility.

    While the general advice is not to drive if it's foggy, this is of little use if fog develops when you’re already on the road, and some journeys are unavoidable. But what should you do when driving in fog? Our advice will help you stay safe.

    • date:25 Nov 2016