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Taking place on the 7th of September, Motability’s One Big Day is giving disabled motorists, their friends and their families the chance to find out about the Motability Scheme while showcasing worry-free motoring to disabled people.

The event in Peterborough is free to attend and is the penultimate event in the Motability Scheme’s programme of events taking place throughout the UK in 2019.

There will be a range of over 50 cars at the event from 25 leading manufacturers including Kia, Ford, Audi and Hyundai.

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In addition, over 35 scooters and powered wheelchairs will be on display, as well as 20 adapted cars and Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs). Visitors can get advice from Motability Scheme advisors and gather useful information from Scheme partners – Kwik Fit, RAC, RSA Motability, Driving Mobility and Disabled Motoring UK.

Visitors will also have the unique opportunity to test drive a wide range of vehicles, including a wide selection fitted with popular driving adaptions. Guests will also have the chance to see what it’s like to travel as a passenger while remaining in their wheelchair.

Alison Beasley, One Big Day Event Manager, said: “We are excited to return to the East of England Arena in Peterborough for our One Big Day event.

“Designed to help people find the best mobility options for their needs, visitors can take a test drive, enjoy a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Taster Experience, explore the wide range of vehicles, scooters, powered wheelchairs and adaptations and chat to our Scheme partners all under one roof.”

One Big Day Peterborough offers free children’s entertainment such as free balloon modelling, a bouncy castle, free face painting and the chance to say hello to the Motability Scheme mascot, Billy the Bear.

On arrival, all visitors will receive a token for a free cup of tea, coffee or a soft drink.

One Big Day takes place on the 7th of September 2019 between 9am and 4pm at the East of England Arena in Peterborough.

Find out more about One Big Day online here

The Motability Scheme is the UK’s leading car scheme for disabled people. It provides affordable, convenient, worry-free motoring to over 625,000 disabled customers and their families. Scooters and powered wheelchairs can also be leased through the Motability Scheme.

The Scheme is available to anyone who receives the Higher Rate Mobility Component of the Disability Living Allowance, the Enhanced Rate of the Mobility Component of Personal Independence Payment or the War Pensioners’ Mobility Supplement or the Armed Forces Independence Payment. Customers transfer their mobility allowance to Motability Operations to lease a car, scooter or powered wheelchair.

Motability Operations is an independent company that operates the Motability Scheme under contract to Motability (the charity).

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