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Benefits of Buying an Accessible Vehicle from a NMEDA QAP Member

  Buying a wheelchair accessible vehicle isn’t like buying a car off the lot. Cars on the lot—even accessible ones—probably don’t have the exact equipment…
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Save the Dates for Abilities Expo 2012

  In 2012, the Abilities Expo has scheduled 6 exhibitions across the country for people with disabilities. The first will be in Atlanta Feb. 17-19. This unique…
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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…
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Tips to Help Overcome the Fear of Driving

  Seniors, people with disabilities and those with other challenges can have not only physical problems to overcome, but mental or emotional ones when driving.…
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Tips on Finding Roadside Assistance to Fit Your Needs

When your vehicle dies on the road or you have a flat tire or dead battery, you need help, especially if you are a person with disabilities. Thank goodness for roadside…
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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…