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Am I allowed to be the main driver on my mate's motability car?

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luke_12
luke_12 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
edited November 2022 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hello I’m new on here  so I receive pip enhanced on both but I’ve got a mate that receives pip also and wants me to be main driver on his pip motability car is this allowed and will I be allowed to or will it affect my pip ?by any chance just need help if anyone can help me out ?

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,038 Disability Gamechanger
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    Claiming PIP yourself doesn’t mean you can’t  be a named  driver on someone else motability car.
    Your friend will first need to ring motability and you will need to be with them when they do. They will need to speak to you and take details of your driving license. The car must only be used for the purpose of your friend. 
    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.
  • luke_12
    luke_12 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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    Claiming PIP yourself doesn’t mean you can’t  be a named  driver on someone else motability car.
    Your friend will first need to ring motability and you will need to be with them when they do. They will need to speak to you and take details of your driving license. The car must only be used for the purpose of your friend. 
    So this shouldn’t affect my pip or get my pip mobility part triggered ? 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,038 Disability Gamechanger
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    luke_12 said:
    Claiming PIP yourself doesn’t mean you can’t  be a named  driver on someone else motability car.
    Your friend will first need to ring motability and you will need to be with them when they do. They will need to speak to you and take details of your driving license. The car must only be used for the purpose of your friend. 
    So this shouldn’t affect my pip or get my pip mobility part triggered ? 

    No, i'm not sure why you think it would.
    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.
  • luke_12
    luke_12 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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    luke_12 said:
    Claiming PIP yourself doesn’t mean you can’t  be a named  driver on someone else motability car.
    Your friend will first need to ring motability and you will need to be with them when they do. They will need to speak to you and take details of your driving license. The car must only be used for the purpose of your friend. 
    So this shouldn’t affect my pip or get my pip mobility part triggered ? 

    No, i'm not sure why you think it would.
    Because I’m thinking what if they say his not using his own why is he a driver on someone else’s? But not sure?? Just bit nervous 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,038 Disability Gamechanger
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    A motablity customer can have up to 3 named drivers on their vehicle, at no extra charge. 
    However, if you are under 25 then there are restrictions on the vehicles you can drive, for petrol, diesel or hybrid it’s up to 120bhp. For electric it’s up to 140bhp. 
    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.
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