A knowledgebase for everything concerning accessibility in and around cars.
We know pretty much everything about accessible vehicles and car adaptation. This is the place where we share our expertise with you. Find out what is possible and what kind of solution could be useful for a person with a certain type of disability.
Vehicle adaptation in 4 simple steps
When transporting an unoccupied wheelchair or mini scooter, it needs to be loaded into the car. There's a wide range of different stowage systems available for this purpose.
In this article, we look at wheelchair hoists. Hoists can be located in the luggage compartment or in a dedicated rooftop box.
Transferring from a wheelchair into a car seat isn't as straightforward as transferring from a wheelchair to a chair. Getting the body over the sill and into the seat requires far more upper body strength and stability. Both the Seat lift and the Transfer board are designed to assist by keeping the transfer short and simple.
If you want to get inside a vehicle while staying seated in your wheelchair, you have two options, a ramp or a wheelchair lift. Both options are well proven and popular for different reasons.
In this article, we will compare two common solutions for wheelchair drivers, the gas ring and hand controls. We look at their differences and similarities with the hope to help you decide what would work best for you.
Carer, partner, wife or husband. This article is for all of you who act as a carer to a loved one in a wheelchair. You most likely know that moving your caree from a wheelchair into a car seat can be a difficult task.
The purpose of this guide is to let you know that almost everyone can drive. Perhaps the toughest obstacle to overcome is knowing that what you believe to be impossible, is in fact possible.
What do you want to know about driving with a disability but never had a chance to ask? Here are six more questions, and answers.
What do you want to know about driving with a disability but never had a chance to ask? Here are seven good questions, and answers, we got when we asked the community for help.
Taking accessibility beyond the open road
Is limited mobility preventing you from driving a car? Does your loved one have a condition that makes it hard to get them into the car? Maybe you’ve heard about adapting a car but don’t know where to start?
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