February 04, 2016. If you have a disability it is often quite difficult to get around. This often limits your ability to find gainful employment, make it to appointments, and is even a barrier to essentials like buying groceries. You may be able to get a free car if you are disabled and meet certain criteria.
Check you’re eligible. You can get a Motability car or vehicle if you’ve been awarded: the higher rate mobility component of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for 12 months or more. the enhanced rate mobility component of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) for 12 months or more.
In order to qualify for SSD benefits, your car accident injuries must cause a long-term disability. Any injuries or impairments must last a year or more for you to qualify. A broken arm, for example, will likely heal in a few months’ time, after which you can return to work.
Can I Get Disability Benefits After a Car Accident? If you are in a car accident, you may be able to pursue a personal injury claim. You may be eligible to receive Social Security Disability …
Oct 05, 2009 · *sigh* you don’t GET a car. You are able to exchange your HRM DLA weekly payment for a motability car. You PAY for the mobility car by using your HRM DLA payment. There are conditions and usually an advanced payment to pay too. I do wish people would stop thinking disabled people “get” a car. Disabled people PAY for the motability car.
In most instances disability refers to at least one of the following conditions: Lack full use of an arm or both arms. Cannot walk a certain number of feet without stopping to rest.