Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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Moonlady
Moonlady Community member Posts: 51 Courageous
Hello there
We have recently got a blue badge for my partner. At the moment we do not have transport but when we do, obviously will be using the blue badge

Do people tend to get the blue badge protectors and things that lock onto the steering wheel as well? Just a side note, I live in London so crime rate is high.

I remember ages ago about people trying to steal the blue badges through braking windows etc.  Didnt know if this was still a thing as such

Any info appreciated.

Thanks




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  • Hannah_Alumni
    Hannah_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,911 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello @Moonlady

    I don't have a blue badge, but if you can protect that and your vehicle in any way, I'd say it would be good to be cautious if that kind of crime is high in your area. 
    Hannah - She / Her

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  • Moonlady
    Moonlady Community member Posts: 51 Courageous
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    Hello @Moonlady

    I don't have a blue badge, but if you can protect that and your vehicle in any way, I'd say it would be good to be cautious if that kind of crime is high in your area. 
    Thanks a lot
    I've just passed by a car with one I was thinking of getting when the time comes.

    Tipped the balance about buying one....thanks 


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,136 Disability Gamechanger
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    I've had a blue badge for 10 years and can't say I've ever seen one. Never had a problem with putting mine on the dashboard, in just a standard cover. 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Moonlady
    Moonlady Community member Posts: 51 Courageous
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    Thanks poppy123456

    I do live in a high crime area so probably overthinking......I shall see when the time comes. Appreciate your response.
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