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Summer Driving Tips

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Summer is here! That means lazy beach days, long vacations, and the summer heat. While this sounds like a recipe for fun, the heat can be the worst enemy when it…
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Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Safety and Maintenance Checklist

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As we settle into the fall and holiday season, people are starting to plan those yearly road trips to visit family and friends around the country. The miles you…
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Get Better Service with These Vehicle Repair Tips

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When your accessible vehicle needs repairing, where do you take it? After checking the warranty, take it to the place where you bought it. But if you are out of town...
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Safety Tip: Know the Weight of Your Vehicle

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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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Is Your Vehicle Ready for the Winter Cold Spells Ahead?

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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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Winter Driving Tips

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Although winter is traditionally known as a time to cozy up to warm fires and spend time with family and good friends, it can also bring its own collection of seasonal…
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The Ins and Outs of Roadside Assistance

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When your vehicle dies on the road or you have a flat tire or dead battery, you need help, especially if you are a person with disabilities. Thank goodness for roadside…
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Safety Tips on 4-Point Tiedown Wheelchair Securement

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  For people with disabilities, it is vital to remember how to correctly fasten the wheelchair securements in an accessible van. The four-point tiedown secures…
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Keep Your Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Comfortable & Safe During the Winter Months

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Though some areas of the country are experiencing unseasonably warm weather, the reality is winter is in full effect. If you happen to be some of the lucky few experiencing…
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Protect Yourself Online This Holiday Season

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Time is running out for holiday shopping—have you checked off everyone on your "nice" list? Being in a wheelchair can create additional challenges when it comes…