The EU coordinates efforts to ensure rail transport in their countries is efficient and safe. They also strive to set standards and minimum levels of service, such as those outlined in the Rail Passenger Rights Regulation.
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, also known as the AODA, is a law that seeks to ensure people with disabilities have the same access and opportunities as everyone else in Ontario, Canada.
EN 301 549 is the EU regulation for creating accessible websites, mobile apps, and ICT products. It was designed to make sure that people with disabilities have equal access to all digital content and products.
In 2016, Guillermo Robles discovered he couldn’t order a pizza from Domino’s website or mobile app using his screen reader. His lawsuit against Domino’s has had a major impact, turning it into one of the most important digital accessibility lawsuits.
This blog offers a breakdown of the types of reviews performed and the scoring system used in Ireland’s first monitoring report, published in December 2021 by the NDA.
Although there are a number of places who have adopted different standards into their accessibility laws, the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines remain the most well-known and have been named as the guidelines to follow in countries all around the world. This blog contains an overview of what digital accessibility regulations look like worldwide.
The European Accessibility Act was adopted in April 2019 and will introduce harmonised rules on accessibility for private-sector products and services in the EU for the first time.