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First-Time Drivers with DisabilitiesFeatured Posts, Living With a Disability
Whether you’re 16, trying to get your driver’s license, or not-so-16, and trying to get back on the road after a long hiatus, getting behind the wheel for the…
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Mobility My Way: Through the Years, Across the MilesFeatured Posts, Living With a Disability, Spotlight
This story begins in the days of the Ford Torino, Chrysler Newport, Chevy Citation, Chevy Celebrity, Buick LeSabre, and Cadillac Coupe DeVille. Remember those cars? Driving one of those beasts was like cruising down the road as if your living room was on wheels.
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Safety Tip: Know the Weight of Your VehicleFeatured Posts, Safety Tips
How much weight can your accessible SUV or van bear when fully loaded? Because SUVs and vans have a higher center of gravity than sedans or minivans, they are more…
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Auto Grant No Longer Once in a LifetimeConsumer, Featured Posts, Funding and Rebates, Industry News, Veterans With Disabilities
NMEDA’s advocacy team was proud to once again partner with Paralyzed Veterans of America on a legislative initiative to increase transportation opportunities for disabled veterans.
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Mobility My Way: Teacher, Off-RoaderFeatured Posts, Lifestyle and Sports, Living With a Disability, Spotlight
Jack Losco, Jr. wanted to be a smokejumper. Yes, one of those specially trained wildland firefighters who provide first attack response, often by parachute, into remote and all too often dangerous backcountry fires...
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The Gift of Access: Looking into an Accessible Minivan During the HolidaysFeatured Posts, Handicap Accessible Vehicles, Wheelchair Accessible
From easing holiday travel to setting the stage for a fulfilling and mobile new year, adding a wheelchair accessible vehicle to your life can transform your today…
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Is Your Vehicle Ready for the Winter Cold Spells Ahead?Drivers With Disabilities, Featured Posts, Safety Tips
Frigid temperatures not only slow us down, but can also slow our van and accessible equipment. For example, if you use a hydraulic wheelchair lift, you may have…
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October is National Disability Employment Awareness MonthFeatured Posts, Industry News, Living With a Disability
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and NMEDA encourages our members to participate in educating their communities...
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Tips on Camping for Those with DisabilitiesFeatured Posts, Lifestyle and Sports, Living With a Disability
If you’re an outdoor kind of person, don’t let a disability stop you from enjoying Mother Nature, discovering travel in a whole new light or vacationing inexpensively. The…
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BraunAbility and Purdue University Earn 1st Place in DOT’s Inclusive Design ChallengeFeatured Posts, Handicap Accessible Vehicles, Industry News, Wheelchair Accessible
The USDOT awarded the $1 million first prize from the Inclusive Design Challenge on July 26, the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act...