Scooter and Power Wheelchair Lifts for Vans or SUVs Come in Many Different Styles. Careful Consideration Needs to Be Taken When Selecting a Model for Your Particular Type of Scooter and Vehicle.
When it comes to scooter lifts, there’s no one size fits all solution. Your particular scooter or power wheelchair design has as much to do with the selection of which lift you use than the make and model of the minivan or SUV where it’s going to be installed. Scooter lifts can help to store the scooter (or chair) inside the vehicle or outside, depending on its design and your preference. To avoid a very costly mistake, the style you decide to use should be made with particular care and with the advice of a certified mobility consultant. In most cases, a qualified NMEDA QAP dealer can be found near you that should be able to find the right solution.Read more
Measuring Wheelchairs for Interior Maneuverability, Tie-Downs and Other Securement Devices is a Critical First Step When Selecting or Modifying Handicap Vans
Not all wheelchair vans and tie-down systems are the same or will work properly for every type of wheelchair. Door height, ramp width, interior maneuverability, wheelchair lifts, seating positions inside the van and tie-down locations on the floor all need to be considered when ordering or modifying an existing wheelchair van. MobilityWorks certified mobility consultants can explain these considerations to you and the reason why accurate measurements are necessary for planning your adaptive equipment installation.Read more
You may have heard the terms “wheelchair lifts” or “scooter lifts.” In fact, you may even have heard these items referred to as “wheelchair hoists” or “stowage lifts.” However, did you know that these items can also be called “freedom-enhancing products” because of their ease and convenience? To begin, let’s take a look at the two types of wheelchair lifts: occupied wheelchair lifts and unoccupied wheelchair lifts.Read more
Automatic wheelchair locking devices are products designed to secure an occupied wheelchair during transport. What makes them automatic is that the wheelchair user only needs to move the chair into position for the locking device to engage. When it is time to release, the push of a button disengages the lock, and the wheelchair user can then easily exit the vehicle.Read more
Whether you’re upgrading to a new wheelchair van or no longer need the one you currently have, you should know that VCI Mobility is always looking to buy good-condition used lift- or ramp-equipped wheelchair vans. VCI Mobility will help make the process of selling your vehicle a convenient, efficient, and hassle-free experience.
How Does the Process Work?
If you’re interested in selling your used wheelchair van, just give us a call! In many cases, we can give an estimate over the phone based on your vehicle’s year, make, model, mileage, and wheelchair-accessible conversion type.Read more
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