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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.

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Seat lift vs Transfer board, what is best for you?

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.

Wheelchair ramp vs Wheelchair lift, what is best for you?

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.

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Gas ring or hand controls, what will work best for me?

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.

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Staying together as a couple

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.

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The Ultimate Guide to driving with a disability 2021

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.

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6 more questions about disability and driving

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.

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7 questions about disability and driving

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.

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Adapting RV’s, Boats and off-road vehicles

Taking accessibility beyond the open road

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How to finance your accessible vehicle

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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Making electric cars accessible

While it’s certainly not impossible to adapt electric vehicles there are quite a few things to consider before buying one.

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