Motability TC Autos
Almost 500,000 drivers in the UK currently use the Motability Scheme. At TC Autos we have fully trained and authorised Motability Specialists, who can help and advise in acquiring a new vehicle. Many Renault and Kia vehicles are available on the scheme with no advance rental. To fully discuss the options available to Motability Users contact TC's and ask for our speciality Motability adviser who will be happy to speak to you in the strictest confidence.
Have a look at some frequently asked questions below and if you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to give one of our advisers a no obligations call.
What is the Motability Scheme?
Motability is a registered charity, helping disabled people to become more mobile through the provision of a car or powered wheelchair. The Motability Scheme provides everything a disabled person may need to help get them mobile, including finance, insurance and roadside recovery assistance for your car. At present, Motability provides vehicles to over 400,000 disabled people through Contract Hire and Hire Purchase Schemes.
How do I qualify for the Motability Scheme?
To qualify for the Scheme, you need to receive the Higher Rate Mobility Component (HRMC) of the Disability Living Allowance (DLA), or the War Pensions' Mobility Supplement (WPMS). You can get information about these benefits from your local Department of Work and Pensions and you'll find their details in Yellow Pages under DWP or visit www.dwp.gov.uk.
Is there an age restriction on the contract hire scheme?
The DWP can award the HRDLA to the ages of 3 - 65. You need to be in receipt of the HRDLA before your 65th Birthday to be able to apply for a car on the Motability scheme. For under 16's the permitted drivers named on the Certificate of Motor Insurance are the only ones allowed to drive the car. You can select up to two drivers, one of whom may be yourself, this does not apply to anyone under the age of 16. Only one permitted driver can be under the age of 21, and drivers under the age of 25 are restricted to cars up to the Association of British Insurers Car group 8.
Where can I enquire about my eligibility or request other information?
At TC Autos, we are a Motability accredited dealership. We have in-house Motability experts who are trained in all aspects of the Motability scheme including eligibility. You can talk to one of our experts in the strictest confidence and rest assured they'll be able to guide and advise you of the best options available to you.