Wheelchair Accessible Archives - Page 10 of 12 - NMEDA
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Mobility Dealers Do More than Sell Handicap Accessible Vans

Accessible vehicles and equipment for people with disabilities in a wheelchair aren’t that difficult to find. It’s finding a dependable one at an affordable…
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5 Reasons to Consider a Full-Sized Wheelchair Van

  Ask people with disabilities—when purchasing a handicap or accessible van—size matters. The full-sized van is a good option for those with a large family,…
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Auto Show to Feature Van Conversions for People with Disabilities

The 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) opens to the public on Jan. 14 in Detroit featuring the Mobility Center, a new exhibit aimed at showing off…
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How to Afford a Used Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

  Among people with disabilities, especially wheelchair users, one of the most talked about subjects is the price of a wheelchair accessible vehicle. A shiny…
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Did You Know? QAP Participation Became NMEDA Requirement in 2011

If you are a person with disabilities and have, or are in the process of purchasing an accessible van, you probably know about the National Mobility Equipment Dealers…
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For People with Disabilities: U.S. Labor Dept. Sets Historic Hiring Goal

To get to a job, you typically need transportation. If you are a person with disabilities, especially one who requires a wheelchair, you need an accessible or wheelchair…
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Handicap Minivan Ramps: Side-Entry Vs Rear-Entry

When buying or renting a handicap accessible van, youʼll have to choose between a side-entry or rear-entry ramp. In the past, side-entry has been a top seller,…
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Rent a Wheelchair Van When…

  With a lot of struggle, you can get a folding wheelchair and a person with mobility challenges into the family sedan, but a wheelchair van with a lift or…
Affordable Wheelchair Vans

Random (But Important) Tips on Your Accessible Van

  An accessible van is your most important asset when you need to go somewhere. If your handicap van breaks down, you can’t borrow a friend’s van when…
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Full-Size Handicap Vans Get a Bad Rap

    “Handicap” vans have gotten a bad rap. Traditionally viewed as humble wheelchair accessible vehicles for people with disabilities, they now have…