Disabled man forced off bus by refusal to move pram sparks equality test case

Disabled man forced off bus by refusal to move pram sparks equality test case

Appeal court weighs legal duty of transport operators to enforce wheelchair users priority over other passengers

A womans refusal to move a pushchair with a sleeping baby from a bay on a bus used by wheelchair passengers causing a disabled man to have to leave the vehicle is at the centre of a test-case legal battle in the court of appeal.

Three appeal judges are being asked by a bus operator to decide whether wheelchair passengers should have priority over all other passengers to use the space as a matter of law.

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Source: Guardian Transport

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/nov/11/disabled-man-forced-off-bus-refusal-move-pram-sparks-equality-test-case