Accessible Vans

Assisted Living Resident Transportation: Beyond the Occasional Doctor’s Appointment

Years ago, a trip to the doctor’s office for a senior housing resident in a wheelchair was often the only connection they had to the outside world. That was yesterday. Today’s message is that people living in assisted living centers and retirement communities can and do remain very active. Brochures and websites for elder care …

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New Rubberized Floors in Wheelchair Minivans a Noticeable Long-Lasting Feature

Advanced Materials Provide a Smoother Transition, Improved Maneuverability and Cleanup Without proper maintenance, prolonged use of heavier power wheelchairs and scooters can begin taking their toll on a minivan’s carpeted flooring materials. Road salt is also a major concern in cold-weather areas, with salt residue increasing the potential for carpet deterioration. These issues can lead to problems with lifting, carpet tears and general cleanup. …

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MobilityWorks Commercial Customer Named Paratransit Operator of the Year

Congratulations to long-time MobilityWorks Commercial customer Bud Williams for being named the 2013 National Paratransit Operator of the Year by the Taxi, Limousine & Paratransit Association (TLPA). Bud leads his family-run company, Wheelchair Transport Service (WTS) of Clearwater, FL, with integrity and customer service that goes beyond most companies in the industry. He has been …

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Are You Looking to Trade or Sell Your Wheelchair Van?

Used Conversion Vans and Non-Adaptive Autos Can be Used Toward a Down Payment We often get phone calls or e-mails asking if we take trade-ins — or if we’re interested in purchasing a used accessible van. In some cases, the trade-in vehicle is a non-adaptive regular automobile, van, SUV  or truck. The answer in all cases is yes. For trade-ins, we …

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BraunAbility Announces New Ford Explorer Concept SUV for Wheelchair Drivers

Vehicle Developments Will Mean More Choices for Disabled Drivers in the Future With only a handful of viable minivan options to choose from for wheelchair accessibility, and a growing trend in the automotive sector for people wanting to drive SUVs and Cross-Overs, one of the large converters was bound to come along with an SUV …

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