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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…
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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…
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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…
Mobility Vehicle Safety Checklist

Best Mobility Vehicles and Adaptive Equipment for Senior Drivers

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For seniors, having a safe, reliable method of transportation is one of the most important aspects of remaining active and content. However, getting behind the wheel of a standard vehicle may not be the most secure or comfortable option. If…
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The Right Way to Shop for Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

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Finding and buying a wheelchair accessible vehicle is a process that can’t be rushed. This is a purchase that can potentially redefine your day-to- day experiences, your independence and the lives of those around you. That’s why taking the…
Parenting Tips How to Shop for An Accessible Van

Parenting Tips: How to Shop for An Accessible Van

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Wheelchair vans have come a very long way since their humble beginnings. With new mechanical technology being introduced each year, accessible vans have quickly become powerful, reliable equipment for individuals and families living with disabilities. Conversely,…
Caregiver Vehicle Buying Tips

Caregivers: Consider These 5 Things Before Buying a Mobility Vehicle

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Earlier this month, we talked about how caregivers can provide even better care by taking time to tend to their own needs. To continue our focus on caregivers during National Family Caregivers Month, today we're covering five useful things to…
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 put on your handicap accessible vehicle from daily use can take a toll on its overall…