Blue Badge - misuse report form

What is this for?

To report an incident of misuse of a blue badge. Please see more information section for when the council can take action.

What is it going to cost?

Free

What we need from you

If possible obtain as many details as possible from the badge on display - such as the serial number, expiry date, issuing council, registration of the vehicle, location of the incident and details of the parking restriction e.g. pay and display parking bay. Please complete the form by selecting Do it now.

What you should expect from us

We will investigate. It is a criminal offence to misuse a blue badge and offenders can be liable to a fine of up to £1000.

More information

The Council can only take action if:

  • the badge holder is not a passenger or driver of the vehicle when a Blue Badge is displayed
  • the badge holder allows someone else use your badge to get free or better parking
  • the badge is used when it is out of date
  • the badge is used when the information on it is wrong or illegible or has been changed

The Department for Transport issue a booklet Blue Badge Rights and Responsibilities, you can view the booklet on the Department for Transport website, if you would prefer a paper copy please call 0845 603 7630.

Recent Prosecutions

June 2018 - Barbara Axon, Hyde Park found guilty of using a deceased persons badge. Sentenced to 12 months conditional discharge, fines and costs totalling £20.00

July 2018 - Alan Whiteley, Norton found guilty of using another persons badge when they were not with the vehicle. Sentenced to fines and costs totalling £580.73

July 2018 - Marjory Moores, Wheatley found guilty of using deceased persons badge. Sentenced to 6 months conditional discharge, fines and costs totalling £220

July 2018 - Lisa Taylor, Armthorpe found guilty of using another persons badge when they were not with the vehicle. Sentenced to fines and costs totalling £310.00

July 2018 - David Dewey, Edenthorpe found guilty of using deceased persons badge. Sentenced to fines and costs totalling £610.73

July 2018 - Elwyn Manning, Campsall found guilty of using deceased persons badge. Sentenced to fines and costs totalling £610.73

August 2018 - Ali Asghar, Belle Vue found guilty of using another persons badge when they were not with the vehicle. Sentenced to fines and costs totalling £586.71

August 2018 - Terence Sains, Scawthorpe found guilty of using deceased persons badge. Sentenced to fines and costs totalling £476.73

December 2018 - Graham McGee, Askern found guilty of using another persons badge when they were not with the vehicle. Sentenced to fines and costs totalling £660.71

December 2018 - Richard Doughty, Dunscroft  found guilty of using another persons badge when they were not with the vehicle. Sentenced to fines and costs totalling £663.88

January 2019 - Ann Kettlewell, Town Moor  found guilty of using another persons badge when they were not with the vehicle. Sentenced to fines and costs totalling £530.00

January 2019 - Micheal Colibski, Kirk Sandall found guilty of using a deceased persons badge as well as altering its expiry date. Sentenced to fines and costs totalling £684.00

 

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Last updated: 12 February 2019 16:47:36