MobilityWorks Blog

Wheelchair Tiedowns, Seatbelts, Securement and Restraint Systems

June 19, 2013

What’s the difference? When it comes to describing wheelchair restraint systems to the average able bodied person, words like wheelchair seat belts, tie downs, securement systems and restraints can easily get intermixed with each other. Perhaps it’s just a matter of semantics, but there are subtle differences that can easily be explained. If you’re going […]

Tennessee Organizations Helping Elderly and Disabled Residents

June 17, 2013

We often have organizations asking if we can share a link on our website so that visitors can benefit from the services they provide. In this post we are focusing on a few organizations helping our friends in Nashville and Chattanooga TN. If you have an organization that you would like to submit for future inclusion, tell us about […]

MobilityWorks, Marietta, & MS Walk

May 3, 2013

MobilityWorks of Marietta, Georgia was a proud sponsor of Walk MS held in downtown Marietta on Saturday April 20th.  In addition to sponsoring one of the break points along the walk, MobilityWorks provided two wheelchair accessible vans to assist participants who needed help finishing the route.  Scott Creel, a Certified Mobility Consultant in Marietta with […]

MobilityWorks of Albany Presented with the Ralph Braun Signature Award for Second Straight Year

April 11, 2013

MobilityWorks Albany New York Store Among the Highest in Customer Satisfaction in the USA Each year, the Ralph Braun Signature Award is presented to only a handful of BraunAbiliy dealerships with the highest average customer satisfaction rates in the country — based on independent survey results from the previous year. It is our honor to report […]

Planning for Future Travels When Driving Across the Border

March 3, 2013

Passport Issues to Know About When Driving Across the Border Now that you’ve purchased a wheelchair van and plan on visiting destinations in Canada or Mexico, you need to prepare ahead of time for obtaining a passport. You can no longer drive across the border with just a state issued license and birth certificate. If you’re thinking about taking a trip, here are a few things to […]

Mobility Legend Ralph Braun Leaves a Legacy of Helping People to Regain Their Independence

February 11, 2013

Ralph Braun (1940 – 2013) Most people in the United States don’t know who Ralph Braun is, but for thousands of disabled people and to those who live in the small town of Winamac Indiana, he is a true legend. If you’ve ever been on a bus or shuttle van with a wheelchair lift, chances […]

MobilityWorks Now Serving Central and Northern California with Nor-Cal Mobility

January 13, 2013

It was less than a year ago that we were announcing our expansion into southeastern states with the merger of HDS Vans and MobilityWorks. This past week we made another big announcement with the acquisition of Nor-Cal Mobility in the state of California. Nor-Cal has four locations, including: Burlingame; Chico; Fresno; and Sacramento. Burlingame is […]

Safety Tips for Winter Driving

December 11, 2012

Be Safe! Take it Slow on Ice-Covered Roadways As we approach the winter driving season, your friends at MobilityWorks would like to remind you of some safety tips: Make sure that your car is in top working condition. Check your brakes, wipers, defroster, heater, and exhaust system.  Check your tires. You should have good tread depth on […]

MobilityWorks of Atlanta Becomes Donation Site for Friends of Disabled Adults and Children

December 10, 2012

Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC) is a non-profit organization providing over $10 million annually in refurbished home medical equipment and supplies to the disabled community. They recently announced a partnership with local beverage distributor Eagle Rock Distributing Company to utilize Eagle Rock’s delivery trucks to pick up and deliver donated items. Donated equipment is […]

Grey’s Anatomy Conveys Public Service Announcement for the Amputee Coalition

December 5, 2012

Kudos to Grey’s Anatomy in providing a recent public service announcement for the Amputee Coalition and for bringing awareness to the rehabilitation process that amputee’s experience. The emotions, courage and eventual triumph that Doctor Arizona Robbins depicted in her recovery was an inspirational message to their more than 11 million regular viewers. In this year’s story line of […]