Disabled people - Taxicards
If you are unable to use ordinary buses you can apply for a Taxicard which entitles you to receive a discount of up to £3 on a maximum of 104 trips a year.
You may qualify if:
You are Registered Blind
You are in receipt of Disability Living Allowance (High Rate Mobility Component or High Rate Attendance Allowance).
You are in receipt of war pension's mobility supplement.
You are a permanent user of a wheelchair.
You are a Blue Badge issued by West Lothian Council.
You are age 85 or over and has a severe walking difficulty.
You are suffering from dementia (must be certified by hospital authorities).
You are suffering from a terminal illness affecting mobility (must be certified by General Practitioner or hospital).
You suffer from certain neurological disorder, such as motor neurone disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis or strokes which result in the applicant being unable to walk without stopping, being in server discomfort or requiring help from another person. This must be confirmed by either the hospital authorities or General Practitioner.
You suffer from agoraphobia, as certified by Community Psychiatric Nursing Service (CPNS).
A Taxicard Application Form can be downloaded via the link at the bottom of this page, or alternatively please call 01506 282 319 to arrange for a copy to be sent to you.