Blue Badge misuse – many more family members prosecuted

Published Wednesday, 30 October 2019

A further twenty-two drivers have been prosecuted and ordered to pay fines totalling £10,232 as the council’s campaign of zero tolerance enforcement against abuse of the Blue Badge scheme continues.

n all cases, an able-bodied driver was caught taking advantage of parking concessions they were not entitled to.  The majority of these prosecutions involved a Blue Badge belonging to a family member which was displayed in their absence.  The association between the driver and badge holder are unknown in two of the cases, one of the cases involved the display of a Blue Badge belonging to a friend and cancelled badges were displayed in four of the cases. Read more about the Blue Badge prosecutions.