Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Freedom with Arnold Clark and Motability; Family Man Derek Lothian Explains How His Motability Car Has Given Him a New Lease of Life: Advertisement

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Freedom with Arnold Clark and Motability; Family Man Derek Lothian Explains How His Motability Car Has Given Him a New Lease of Life: Advertisement

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Derek -Renault Scenic More than 500,000 people have chosen to join the Motability scheme since it started and Derek Lothian is one of them. Having injured his back while working as a nurse, Derek now suffers with chronic hip, back and leg problems but doesn't let this hold him back. With the help of the Motability scheme and Arnold Clark, Derek lives his life to the full with the majority of his time spent with his young daughter Jessica.

Prior to being part of the Motability scheme, Derek found it very difficult to reach doctor's appointments with the time and effort taken walking to and from bus stops both physically and mentally demanding. This meant spending less time with Jessica and more on organising travel arrangements. The cold weather also always posed a problem. Derek found it difficult to walk in the slippery conditions and be able to handle little Jessica at the same time.

"More independence" Now with his Renault Scenic from Motability and Arnold Clark, Derek spends more of his time with his daughter rather than perusing bus timetables and booking taxis, he comments, "The Motability scheme has given me and my family more independence and opened a whole new chapter in my life. …

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