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STEERING AIDS FOR HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE VEHICLES

Steering Aids: Which to Choose? Choosing the right steering aid for handicap accessible vehicles can make a driver’s experience behind the wheel safer and more comfortable. For those living with disabilities, these modifications may mean…
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Choose Mobility Equipment through a NMEDA Dealer

Mobility equipment has improved the lives of many people. It has helped many people with physical disabilities to become mobile again. This equipment can range anywhere between something as simple as a cane, a wheelchair to equipment installed…
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Wheelchairs of the Future

  Innovative Designs of Tomorrow Moving Us Forward Today With technological advancements making strides in transportation, it’s comes as no surprise that we’ve made mobility more futuristic than before… not to mention fun! Concept…
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Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Driver Seat Options: Part 2

When deciding what type of seating you need for driving it’s important to know all of your options before choosing. Accessible vehicles usually can accommodate two types of seating options: wheelchair tie-downs, where the driver mans the vehicle…
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Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Driver Seat Options – Part 1

When deciding what type of seating you need for driving, it’s important to know all of your options before choosing. Accessible vehicles usually can accommodate two types of seating options: wheelchair tie downs, where the driver mans the…
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Tick Tock! Voting Begins April 1 for Chance to Win an Accessible Van

Have you heard? National Mobility Awareness Month in May, will end with a free wheelchair accessible vehicle for three “Local Heroes?” And you could be a winner. The awareness campaign is one way the National Mobility Equipment Dealers…
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NMEDA Members Donate Converted Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

May is National Mobility Awareness Month. In hopes of raising awareness and showing the world that there are mobility solutions available to seniors and people with disabilities, six members of National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association…
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You Can Win an Adapted Vehicle during National Mobility Awareness Month

National Mobility Awareness Month is the inaugural May celebration that encourages people with disabilities to enjoy active, mobile lifestyles. To spread the word, the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) will be looking for…
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High-Tech Convenience: The Smart Key

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We all appreciate the remote that locks and unlocks our cars. It’s great for individuals with disabilities who use wheelchair accessible or handicap vans or seniors with arthritis. But now there are “smart keys” (fobs) that do even more—and…
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Portable Wheelchair Ramps Useful in a Variety of Situations

For those with disabilities, many conversion vans and minivans offer either a ramp or lift to get the wheelchair into and out of a vehicle. The lift has its share of fans as they are automated, but the ramp is also popular due to its versatility…