Accessible Car Hire

SCT members can hire our accessible cars.   Accessible cars can be driven by anyone with an ordinary B category on their driving licence. There is no need for a  D1 category or MiDAS training which is required to drive our minibuses.

From 1 April 2017

Mileage Charge (*minimum charge applies):
£1.30  per mile  (up to 100 miles) + VAT
£1.00 per mile  (over 100 miles)  + VAT

*Minimum charge per day:
£25 (minimum charge for up to 5 hours) + VAT
£50 (minimum charge for 5-24 hours) + VAT

VAT is levied on charges for car hire due to government rules.

To find out more call 020 8638 3944 or email sharonsadler@suttonct.co.uk

Option 1 VW Caddy Maxi.

Key features: 4 seats (driver/ passenger & 2 rear).  1600 automatic diesel engine.  Rear wheelchair ramp.  Front, rear and side doors.

This specialist vehicle looks like a family car and was purchased with the help of Sutton Disability Partnership.  It provides a unique transport facility for disabled children/adults and their families.   Seats: driver’s seat, front passenger seat, and two seats in the rear, either side of the centre, where there is plenty of space for a wheelchair.

The wheelchair restraints ( made by Unwins) are all completely fitted to the vehicle.

There is rear ramp access for wheelchairs.

Option 2 Mercedes Vaneo  

 

Key features: 4 seats (driver/ passenger & 2 rear).  1600 automatic diesel engine.  Rear wheelchair ramp.  Front, rear and side doors.

 

This is also a four seat car with enough room in the centre for a wheelchair.

Again, all the restraints for the wheelchair do come included in the car and there is rear wheelchair ramp access.

 

Membership and hire charges cover:  Comprehensive Insurance which is subject to an excess of £250 for accidents caused by the driver of SCT vehicles.  Roof damage will be charged at £600 to the user and AA call out through user abuse will be charged out at £95.

Cancellation charges:   There is no charge if we receive three working days notice. If you cancel less than three days prior to your reservation or do not turn up, the period of the reservation will be charged at the full rate for each day or part day unless we are able to rebook the vehicle to another organisation.