orange badge

orange badge

A badge or card formerly used in the UK to identify a vehicle carrying a person with severe mobility problems. It was replaced in 2003 with the Blue Badge scheme.
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Disabled parking is at the rear of the Seaburn Centre, adjacent to Morrisons Petrol Station, to blue and orange badge holders.
Lobbyist James Demers after being told that a state rep was handing out free packages of Rolaids to those who wear the orange badge in the State House as the legislative session gets into gear.
Dressed in a dark suit with matching tie and crisp white shirt and sporting an orange badge on his right lapel, the Brothers and Sisters actor had practised for just 45 minutes when he walked out in front of a 1,000-strong Eisteddfod audience at Cardiff's St David's Hall.
A DISABLED woman having a nap in her car got a parking ticket - because her orange badge was upside down.
Tony tells me: "Sadly there is no photo available to record the shocked reaction of Diane to my wearing a tie and some strange orange badge at the Breakfast Connection event the other day.
Perhaps a parent-and-child badge can be created, similar to the Orange badge for disabled drivers.
As a special memento of his day James received two Blue Peter badges, the traditional blue and white one for appearing on the show and a special orange badge for being a competition winner.
Disabled grandmother Bertha Williamson, 78, was issued with a ticket because her orange badge was upside down.
The NEC charges a whopping pounds 6 per day, although there is free parking for orange badge holders.
They found a major cause was abuse of designated parking bays by other shoppers, whose cars did not display a blue or orange badge.
In Northern Europe there are parking arrangements for orange badge holders similar to those in the UK and motorway services with disabled facilities are increasing.
How can people park legally when there is an excessive amount of yellow lines and traffic wardens to book people - yet they walk past any vehicle with an orange badge, even on yellow lines?