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National Mobility Equipment Association (NMEDA) Manufacturer Quality Assurance Program (MQAP) For manufacturers of wheelchair accessible vans, the NMEDA MQAP program provides additional assurance to their customers that the vehicles being built for physically challenged riders or drivers meet certain quality standards created by peer group experts in the mobility industry. Whether it’s a minivan converted
Originally published in the Amputee Coalition’s magazine, InMotion in 2014, Reproduced with permission. Visit the Amputee Coalition to learn more about this great organization. Custom Seating Solutions for Drivers and Passengers For people who struggle with getting in and out of a vehicle, a little extra maneuverability is often all that’s needed to make daily
by Amy Lane, OTR/L, CDRS, and Guy A. Hanford Originally published in the Amputee Coalition’s magazine, InMotion in 2012, Reproduced with permission. Visit the Amputee Coalition to learn more about this great organization. Driving a vehicle is an independent living skill that we often take for granted. People who have temporarily or permanently lost the
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Converting a wheelchair van for accessibility is an excellent way to maintain mobility and facilitate a broader sense of freedom. However, there are decisions you need to make in order to select the vehicle that best suits your lifestyle. In this article, the first in a four-part series on the subject, we’ll detail the types
How do you tie down a wheelchair in an accessible wheelchair.
Production of the Mobility Ventures wheelchair accessible vehicle, the MV-1, is currently unclear. It was announced that the Chinese-owned, Silicon Valley-headquartered company, SF Motors, purchased the AM General manufacturing plant in Indiana where it was produced.
What kind of accessible vehicle meets your needs. This blog discusses entry, ramps, and accessibility features for people with disabilities.
Follow these top ten tips to winterizing your accessible vehicle to stay safe on the road during the winter months.
For a person with a disability, creating a mobility emergency plan is critical for safety on the road. Megan Cutter shares tips to create an emergency preparedness plan.
With its sliding double-door driver entry, military-inspired custom camouflage paint and the automatic raising and lowering of the body – the concept mobility SUV unveiled by BraunAbility and West Coast Customs is not your typical wheelchair accessible vehicle.