How a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist and Mobility Specialist Can Help YouGetting on the road to independence can be a long and twisting journey, but there are individuals, businesses and organizations ready, willing and able to help make it a smooth ride. Working with a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist (CDRS)...

Local Heroes Contest to Award Four Wheelchair Accessible VehiclesTAMPA, Florida (April 15, 2015) – The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Associations (NMEDA) kicks off its National Mobility Awareness Month campaign today, and marks the fourth year for its highly anticipated and successful annual contest in which four deserving “Local Heroes” will...

Each May, we kick off National Mobility Awareness Month (NMAM). Driven by the theme “Life Moving Forward,” NMEDA members and our industry partners team up to organize an international campaign that works to highlight and celebrate the ways in which people living with disabilities persevere and triumph over their physical...

Every day, technology continues to advance in strides, especially when it comes to creating safe and efficient handicap accessible vehicles. With the help of hand control advancements, both mechanical and electronic, it is becoming simpler for drivers with disabilities to travel. However, before going out and purchasing any type of...

With the plethora of vehicles in today’s market, it can often be overwhelming to make a decision. However, depending on where you live, there’s a less common option you might want to consider.A Low Speed Vehicle (LSV) is exactly what it sounds like—a vehicle that travels at low speeds. At...

With a mobility vehicle, the world is your oyster. Maneuvering is swift and easy on busy streets and in quiet suburbs; parks are no exception. The National Parks Service is a great agency and resource, abiding by the Americans with Disabilities Act (and other laws) while advocating for accessible trails...

For some, Valentine’s Day is a special day spent with a significant other, but loved family members and friends also make for a great reason to spend time with people you care about. With a mobility vehicle, there are endless possibilities when it comes to planning the perfect day with...

With the winter months here, it’s important to make sure your adaptive vehicle is in good shape to maximize protection and prevent breakdowns brought on by cold weather conditions. Here are some key items we recommend having checked on your wheelchair accessible vehicle to keep it running at its best...

Universal accessibility and ensuring persons with disabilities are able to freely and comfortably navigate throughout a space is a major objective for the future of Canadian businesses. Although businesses in Ontario legally have until 2025 to implement the mandated provisions for built-environment accessibility, a non-profit group has decided to skip...

Perhaps the most important part of choosing a new (or used) wheelchair accessible vehicle is determining how you, or your passengers with disabilities, will enter and exit the vehicle. Wheelchair ramps are great, affordable and flexible options for those interested in handicap accessible vehicles, as they provide an easy to...