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Teens with Disabilities: Learning to Drive A Handicap Accessible Vehicle

The majority of teenagers will assert that learning to drive not only makes for an exciting experience but also marks a very important moment in life – moving a step closer towards achieving independence. Teens living with a disability are…
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Auto Loans for Drivers with Disabilities

Purchasing a new or pre-owned handicap accessible vehicle can be a major financial responsibility. Luckily, there are financial institutions that offer auto loans that can help you cover the costs associated with purchasing a mobility vehicle.…
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Endless Possibilities at the Abilities Expo, 2013

  NMEDA is proud to be a sponsor of the 2013 Abilities Expo, with dates in Chicago, Houston, Boston, San Jose, Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta and Singapore. For over 30 years, the Abilities Expo has dedicated efforts towards educating…
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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 new attitude with sporty exteriors, spacious interiors and all the top-of-the-line…
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5 Most Important Steps in Choosing an Accessible Vehicle

If you are a person with disabilities and don’t yet have an accessible vehicle, it’s difficult to know where to start. You’ve worked with your doctor and therapist, maybe even a certified driver rehabilitation specialist (CDRS), but they…
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Safety First: Is Your Seat Belt Properly Fastened?

It is safest for those in wheelchairs to sit in the vehicle’s seat rather than the wheelchair, if possible. Seat belts are the best defense against accidents, but only if they are properly fastened. They protect in frontal crashes by shielding…