Motability Scheme

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The Motability Scheme enables disabled people to use their government-funded mobility allowance to lease a new car, scooter or powered wheelchair.

Please see the Somerset County Council website for information about the Blue Badge Scheme.

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Further information

  • Are you eligible
  • The Scheme is open to anyone who receives one of the following benefits, and has at least 12 months’ award length remaining when they apply: Higher Rate Mobility Component of the Disability Living Allowance War Pensioners’ Mobility Supplement Non-drivers can apply for a car as a passenger, nominating two other people as drivers, and a parent or carer can apply on behalf of a child aged three or older.

  • How to access
  • You can find more information about the Motability Scheme and how you can join on their website.

  • When is it available
  • Opening times 8am to 7pm Monday to Friday 9am to 1pm Saturday Monday 9am to 11am is our busiest period. You may find it easier to call outside these times.