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Resources of Funding for Accessible Vehicles & Adaptive Equipment

Wheelchair accessible vehicles and adaptive equipment prices can run from $5,000 to $60,000+. Thankfully there are ways to help pare that down to an affordable figure.…
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Tips on Buying Your First Accessible Van

You’ve been admiring a van at the local auto dealership and decide it is time to buy your first accessible vehicle. The salesman has a great spiel and suggests…
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How to Determine the Best Accessible Vehicle Dealer

When you are in the market for a accessible vehicle, the dealership you choose can make the transaction a dream – or a nightmare. A qualified dealer – one…
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Get Back on the Road with a Wheelchair Motorcycle!

If your disability has prevented you from feeling the wind on your face from atop your favorite motorcycle, you can have the bike converted or get a “trike kit”…
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Reminder: Wheelchair Safety While Driving or Riding

If you use a wheelchair, you probably know how to get into and out of a car safely. You’ve seen a certified driver rehabilitation specialist and know the rules.…
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The 4 Steps to Driving Independence

If you have recently become a person with a disability or you’re a senior and realize your driving skills have declined over the years, don’t self diagnose…
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The Best Source for Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

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NMEDA is a non-profit trade association of mobility equipment manufacturers, dealers, driver rehabilitation specialists, and other professionals dedicated to improving…
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Putting You In The Driver’s Seat

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To lead the most active life you can, you probably want a conversion van or vehicle; when purchasing you have three ways to go about it. First, you could buy a new…
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Safety First – Are You in the Right Hands?

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To ensure consumer and public safety, the National Highway Traffic & Safety Administration (NHTSA) issues specific safety regulations (FMVSS) that all motor…
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Community

We want you to stay informed on the latest information regarding mobility equipment, disability regulations as well as interact with others all on our Facebook page. You…
November 21, 2022

The Gift of Access: Looking into an Accessible Minivan During the Holidays

From easing holiday travel to setting the stage for a fulfilling and mobile new year, adding a wheelchair accessible vehicle to your life can transform your […]

October 22, 2022

Is Your Vehicle Ready for the Winter Cold Spells Ahead?

Frigid temperatures not only slow us down, but can also slow our van and accessible equipment. For example, if you use a hydraulic wheelchair lift, you […]

October 21, 2022

Save the Date! 2023 NMEDA Annual Conference (plus 2022 Conference Photos)

Superior Van & Mobility was the most recent mobility dealer to host to two successful Comprehensive Automotive Mobility Solutions (CAMS) events last month…

October 1, 2022

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Superior Van & Mobility was the most recent mobility dealer to host to two successful Comprehensive Automotive Mobility Solutions (CAMS) events last month…

September 12, 2022

Tips on Camping for Those with Disabilities

If you’re an outdoor kind of person, don’t let a disability stop you from enjoying Mother Nature, discovering travel in a whole new light or vacationing […]

August 25, 2022

Partner Webinar Success: Muscular Dystrophy Association

Superior Van & Mobility was the most recent mobility dealer to host to two successful Comprehensive Automotive Mobility Solutions (CAMS) events last month…

August 11, 2022

New Three-Year Strategic Plan Released

Superior Van & Mobility was the most recent mobility dealer to host to two successful Comprehensive Automotive Mobility Solutions (CAMS) events last month…

August 11, 2022

BraunAbility and Purdue University Earn 1st Place in DOT’s Inclusive Design Challenge

Superior Van & Mobility was the most recent mobility dealer to host to two successful Comprehensive Automotive Mobility Solutions (CAMS) events last month…

August 9, 2022

Mobility My Way: A Life of Adventure, A Lifetime of Passion

“If your friends don’t get you into situations where you may have to swim out of a vehicle, do you even have friends?” That’s the question Karah Behrend used to caption a June 2019 Instagram video post…

August 4, 2022

Sad News from Capitol Hill

Superior Van & Mobility was the most recent mobility dealer to host to two successful Comprehensive Automotive Mobility Solutions (CAMS) events last month…

July 28, 2022

Summer CAMS Events Shine

Superior Van & Mobility was the most recent mobility dealer to host to two successful Comprehensive Automotive Mobility Solutions (CAMS) events last month…

July 26, 2022

Acceleration and Braking: Unlock Comfort and Control in Your Accessible Vehicle

From hand controls, steering aids, to extension levers, adaptive equipment can transform the way you drive, keeping you safe and in control behind the wheel. What […]