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Accessible Parking Spots

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…
finding the right seat for accessible vehicle

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…
In Floor vs. Fold Out Ramps

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…
wheelchair accessible trails

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…
CDRS Mobility Specialist

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…
paraolympics

NMEDA Members Contribute to Truck Giveaway for Veteran

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Veterans with disabilities know the special significance of November 11—Veterans Day, which honors veterans of all wars for their patriotism and willingness to serve in the military and sacrifice for our country. At NMEDA, we know a significant…
Transportation for Riders with Disabilities

Transportation for Riders with Disabilities

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Buying a handicap accessible vehicle can be a major financial commitment, so it’s understandable that you may need to rely on other modes of transportation until you can purchase your own minivan, car, truck or SUV. Luckily, if you don’t…
Prepping Your Mobility Vehicle for Long Term Travel

Prepping Your Handicap Accessible Vehicle for Long-Term Travel

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Whether it’s for a business-related sabbatical, or a family trip overseas, there are certain situations when your mobility vehicle may have to sit, not driven, for extended periods of time. Although much of the prep work for mobility vehicles…
mobility vehicle questions

The 3 Most Important Questions to Ask When Buying a Mobility Vehicle

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With so many mobility vehicle options available today, and more advances being made each and every day, purchasing a handicap accessible van, SUV or car can turn into a complicated process. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be. At the National…