Leonard Cheshire Disability: UK Disabled Adults Survey, Transport Section
A survey of UK disabled adults aged 18-65 around their experiences with transportation.
  • A third (35%) said they had experienced problems when travelling by train as a result of their disability.
  • Approaching half (43%) said they had experienced problems when travelling by bus as a result of their disability.
  • 7% said they have had to turn down a job, and 5% missed an interview, as a result of public transport that did not accommodate their disability.
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Date Published
28/06/2018
Client
Leonard Cheshire Disability
Methodology
ComRes interviewed 1,609 disabled adults in the UK, aged between 18 and 65, from 15th June to 10th July 2017. Data were weighted by age, gender and region to be nationally representative of disabled adults of working age in the UK. In this survey, ComRes asked disabled adults questions around their experiences with transportation.

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