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Car Insurance for Mobility Vehicles and Drivers with Disabilities

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For drivers with disabilities, a handicap accessible vehicle can transform day-to-day life with added independence. To keep the freedom of the open road rolling strong, there are a few critical steps to take: finding and purchasing the right…
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Adaptive Vehicles: Five Questions and Answers

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Having freedom and independence is critical to maintaining a healthy attitude toward life. The ability to drive is usually at the top of the list when it comes to achieving independence for someone with mobility challenges. There are many options…
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Ramps v. Lifts: Which One is Right for Your Mobility Vehicle?

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There are a wide variety of available options when it comes to choosing the right mobility solutions for your wheelchair accessible vehicle, but with the help of our local NMEDA dealers, Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialists and informative…
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Road Trip Travel Tips for Safe Driving

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The holiday season is just around the corner, and with it may come some extra days off from work (whether for yourself or your family and friends). While some use the extra days to stay home and relax, others pack their bags and hit the road…
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Accessible Parking Spots: Are They All the Same?

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From the grocery store to work, school and everywhere in between, accessible parking spots are something we see each and every day. But how closely have you looked at them? If you are a wheelchair accessible vehicle driver, maybe you have looked…
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Getting Situated with the Right Seat

NMEDA members can provide you with several options for wheelchair restraints and adaptive seating for your wheelchair accessible car. There are many wheelchair restraint solutions available to have a safe and enjoyable driving experience. These…
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In-Floor vs Fold-Out Ramps in Mobility Vehicles

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Perhaps the most important part of choosing a new (or used) wheelchair accessible vehicle is determining how you, or your passengers with disabilities, will enter and exit the vehicle. Wheelchair ramps are great, affordable, and flexible options…
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It’s a Walk in the Park: Finding Wheelchair Accessible Parks Near You

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It's officially spring, and as the temperatures start to climb outdoor adventures should be at the top of your "to do" list. The National Parks Service is a great agency and resource for accessible parks and nature trails, abiding by the Americans…
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How a CDRS & Mobility Specialist Can Help You

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How a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist and Mobility Specialist Can Help You Getting on the road to independence can be a long and twisting journey, but there are individuals, businesses and organizations ready, willing and able…
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Cold Weather Tips for Your Van

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Frigid temperatures not only slow us down, but can slow our van and accessible equipment. For example, if you use a hydraulic wheelchair lift, you may have noticed that the colder the weather, the slower the lift reacts. The cold thickens the…