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Incentives For People With Disabilities To Adapt Cars Have Been Suspended

A midlands TD has it's a big setback for thousands of vulnerable people.

Tax reliefs and other incentives for people with disabilities to buy or adapt a car have been withdrawn. 

They were able to get reductions in VRT and VAT, free motor tax, toll-free journeys on motorways, and fuel grants. 

But the Department of Finance has suspended the scheme, after two people challenged it in the Supreme Court.

Independent Roscommon-Galway TD Denis Naughten says it's a big setback to thousands of vulnerable people:

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