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Safety Tip: Know the Weight of Your Vehicle

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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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…
Tips for Travelers with Disabilities

Travel Tips for Those with a Disability

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Traveling with a disability can be challenging, but the truth is that the more research you do, the more accessible your trip will be. In fact, many major vacation…
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Tips on Becoming a QAP Accredited Dealer

When providing driving solutions and mobility equipment for persons with disabilities, you need to make sure you have all the tools and resources in place to create…
Mobility Vehicle Safety Checklist

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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Summer Driving Tips

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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Mobility Vehicle Prep for April Showers

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The start of April can be a time of tricks and pranks, but April showers are no joke. This year, it’s predicted to be a strong El Niño season, so the wet season…
Daylight Savings Driving Tips

Safe Driving Tips for Daylight Saving Time

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Before you pack up your vehicle to go to the beach or other spring break destinations, it’s a good idea to make sure your vehicle is ready for the journey. Handicap…
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Benefits for Seniors to Use NMEDA QAP Dealers

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With age, it’s natural for behavioral and driving habits to change. As we get older, it’s important to notice these changes and adjust appropriately for our…
wheelchair winter tips

Don’t Get Left Out in the Cold: Winter Weather Advisory for People with Disabilities

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Craig Kelley, left, pushes his uncle, James Poole, in his wheelchair during a snowstorm in Kansas City, Mo. on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. A winter storm bore down on…