New sys­tem will help end Blue Badge fraud

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Uk & World Update -

MEA­SURES to crack down on driv­ers who abuse the dis­abled park­ing sys­tem will come into force from Jan­uary 1, the Govern­ment an­nounced to­day. They will in­clude a new Blue Badge de­sign which is harder to forge, said trans­port min­is­ter Nor­man Baker. Blue Badge fraud is es­ti­mated to cost the UK £46 mil­lion a year and re­form of the sys­tem was seen as ur­gently needed.

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