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NMEDA Works Hand-in-Hand with Mobility Specialists and You

  It takes specialists to create wheelchair accessible vehicles for the more than 1 million wheelchair users in the U.S. It would be a nightmare if you had…
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Is it Time to Get an Accessible Vehicle?

    Wrangling that wheelchair into the family sedan may not have been so difficult a year or two ago; but each year we put off switching to a handicapped…
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Recently Disabled? Where to Start if You Need an Accessible Vehicle

If you have recently become a person with a disability and want to get behind the wheel again and drive, where do you start? You may need specific equipment to get…
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Problem When Flying? Call the Hotline

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  The holidays are just around the corner. You may be flying to a family celebration or vacation and hopefully, everything will go well. The majority of all…
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5 Most Important Steps in Choosing an Accessible Vehicle

If you are a person with disabilities and don’t yet have an accessible vehicle, it’s difficult to know where to start. You’ve worked with your doctor and…
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Types of Wheelchair Securement Systems: Safety Necessities

Securing a person with disabilities and their wheelchair inside a van is no fun, especially if you do it several times a day, but it can be a lifesaver in the event…
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Don’t Give Up on Getting an Accessible Vehicle

  They can be pricey, but don’t give up on getting that accessible vehicle you need. Pre-owned vans are a very affordable option. If it is not already converted,…
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Adapted Vehicle Steering Aids: From Reduced Effort to Foot Steering

There are many types of driving devices available that require minimum effort for steering or are designed especially for quadriplegics, those with prosthesis and…
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Tips on Test-Driving a New Vehicle for Comfort

  Test-driving any new vehicle before you buy is a significant part of the purchase decision, especially if you are a senior or have disabilities. Three top…
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Tips on Buying Your First Accessible Van

You’ve been admiring a van at the local auto dealership and decide it is time to buy your first accessible vehicle. The salesman has a great spiel and suggests…