Frigid temperatures not only slow us down, but can slow our van and accessible equipment. For example, if you use a hydraulic wheelchair lift, you may have noticed that the colder the weather, the slower the lift reacts. The cold thickens the fluid, making it move slower through hoses, valves and cylinders....

Although purchasing a wheelchair accessible vehicle can be expensive, your NMEDA dealer can guide you to programs that may help you. Below are a few general options to research: State Agencies – Every state has a Vocational Rehabilitation Program. These are state funded programs that assist people with disabilities to...

With virtually thousands of miles of nature trails and pathways throughout the country, there are plenty of opportunities for visitors to explore a collection of beautiful natural environments. For folks living with disabilities, though, these options can become limited if the proper handicapped accommodations aren’t taken into consideration. So, before...

Buying a handicap accessible vehicle can be a major financial commitment, so it’s understandable that you may need to rely on other modes of transportation until you can purchase your own minivan, car, truck or SUV. Luckily, if you don’t have the convenience of owning a handicap accessible vehicle, or...

If you live in an area known for its seasonably high temperatures during the summer months, then you should be taking the proper precautions necessary to summer-proof your wheelchair accessible vehicle, and ensure it runs at tip-top shape as the heat continues to rise. Here are some essential vehicle maintenance...