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July 27, 2020

Driving with MS: Knowing Your Options

Thankfully, living with multiple sclerosis does not have to mean losing the ability to drive. There is a variety of adaptive automobile equipment available. The National Multiple Sclerosis […]

July 13, 2020

Car Insurance for Mobility Vehicles and Drivers with Disabilities

For drivers with disabilities, a handicap accessible vehicle can transform day-to-day life with added independence. To keep the freedom of the open road rolling strong, there […]

June 22, 2020

Tips for Caregivers

Spending an average of 20 hours per week, more than 65 million people provide care each year to a person a with a disability, someone who […]

June 9, 2020

Adaptive Vehicles: Five Questions and Answers

Having freedom and independence is critical to maintaining a healthy attitude toward life. The ability to drive is usually at the top of the list when […]

May 22, 2020

Mobility My Way: Up for the Challenge

By Mike Savicki Upon meeting and chatting with Joel Rodriguez, it doesn’t take long to realize he is something special. Sure, Joel’s energy and zest for […]

May 11, 2020

Adapted Vehicle Tips for New Wheelchair Users

When learning a new skill or hobby, there may be a time of challenge before complete understanding. In the same way, a new wheelchair user, especially […]

April 27, 2020

What Goes Into Adapting a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle?

Like their drivers, each adaptive vehicle is unique. That is why it is so important that the technicians who modify vehicles are specially trained to install […]

April 13, 2020

Celebrate Earth Day with an Accessible Garden

Each year, Earth Day reminds us all of the difference we can make by working to protect, clean, and preserve our natural surroundings. As we are […]

March 23, 2020

Making Your Home More Accessible

It’s safe to say most of us our spending more time at home recently. Maybe it’s shone a light on some things that could be adjusted […]

March 9, 2020

Ramps v. Lifts: Which One is Right for Your Mobility Vehicle?

There are a wide variety of available options when it comes to choosing the right mobility solutions for your wheelchair accessible vehicle, but with the help […]

February 24, 2020

Tips on Preparing an Accessible Vehicle for Trade-In or Sale

If you’re trying to sell your wheelchair accessible vehicle by yourself, you should know the average mobility vehicle could take a few months to sell. The […]

February 10, 2020

Living (and Thriving) with Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries (SCI) and disorders affect more than a quarter of a million Americans each year, making knowledge and awareness about these conditions more important […]