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The Research Institute for Disabled Consumers is the UK’s leading expert in user-centred research involving disabled and older consumers. We’re an independent charity with over 50 years’ experience of specialist research. Our information is unbiased and we hope it will help you choose the right option to meet your needs. We don't sell products. Please search online by product name to find suppliers or go to our useful contacts above.

Here you can find information on getting around if you're a driver or passenger or you need a way of getting somewhere under your own steam.

Motoring - online car search of measurements, car adaptations for older and disabled drivers and passengers

Public transport - travel advice for wheelchair users and blind or partially sighted people, including access information

Scooters and powered wheelchairs - unbiased information to help you choose the right model of mobility scooter or powered wheelchair

Walking aids - looks at the options available if you are able to walk a certain distance


Acknowledgements: The Mobility area of the Research Institute for Disabled Consumers' website was developed with funding from Motability.