Lancashire teen’s discrimination battle » National Taxi Association

Lancashire teen’s discrimination battle » National Taxi Association

Lancashire teen’s discrimination battle Categories: Wheelchair access by admin Tweet Neil Cross 19 year-old Jack Milner has muscular dystrophe and enjoys going out with his friends at night, but often finds himself having to wait over an hour until a taxi agrees to pick him up A disabled teen has hit out at taxi drivers he claims persistently ignore him because he uses a wheelchair. Jack Milner, 19, from Longton, near Preston, was born with muscle-wasting condition Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, which has robbed him of his mobility.
He said that on nights out in Preston city centre, he often has to wait hours for a taxi to pick him up, despite all black cabs having ramps and wheelchair straps. The discrimination has been labelled a “hate crime” by town centre councillor Michael Lavalette, who has called for the immediate banning of drivers found flouting the law. Jack, who u...

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