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January 17, 2023

Safety Tip: Know the Weight of Your Vehicle

How much weight can your accessible SUV or van bear when fully loaded? Because SUVs and vans have a higher center of gravity than sedans or […]

January 5, 2023

Auto Grant No Longer Once in a Lifetime

NMEDA’s advocacy team was proud to once again partner with Paralyzed Veterans of America on a legislative initiative to increase transportation opportunities for disabled veterans.

December 13, 2022

Mobility My Way: Teacher, Off-Roader

Jack Losco, Jr. wanted to be a smokejumper. Yes, one of those specially trained wildland firefighters who provide first attack response, often by parachute, into remote and all too often dangerous backcountry fires…

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 1, 2022

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and NMEDA encourages our members to participate in educating their communities…

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 11, 2022

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

The USDOT awarded the $1 million first prize from the Inclusive Design Challenge on July 26, the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act…

August 9, 2022

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

If you happen to be wondering, by chance, what it’s like to survive being lost at sea for more than 24 hours, Dennis Knox is the guy you should ask…

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 […]

July 25, 2022

Happy Anniversary ADA!

NMEDA is proud to support the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 32nd Anniversary. On July 26th we celebrate…

July 21, 2022

Q’STRAINT, BraunAbility Collaborate with Industry Members on EV Passenger Van

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