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4 Features to Look For in Your Next Wheelchair Minivan

If you’re a first time buyer of a wheelchair minivan or in the market for a new one, you may have found that the process can be a little intimidating. There are countless options available, and wheelchair accessibility only adds more concerns to the decision-making process.

 

Having guided many individuals and families through the process ourselves, we’ve learned a thing or two about how to make these decisions a little easier. We’ve…

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How Safe are Converted Wheelchair Minivans?

As with any other vehicle, one of the biggest concerns on a customer’s mind is safety. After all, a converted minivan is going to be transporting you and your loved ones on a daily basis. When you’re out on the road, you want the peace of mind of knowing you’re driving in well-designed vehicle that’s built for safety.

 

Many of the benefits of a converted wheelchair minivan are readily apparent to…

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Can a Converted Wheelchair Minivan Save You Gas Money?

Over the last few years, we’ve have seen gas prices rise and fall with great volatility. Unfortunately, experts estimate that gas prices will only continue to rise long-term. This means that decent gas mileage should be even more of a priority to consumers in anticipation of these rising prices.

 

Full-size or converted minivan?

 

One of the most common alternatives to a converted wheelchair minivan is a full-size van. While full-size vans are spacious, providing…

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5 Great Accessible Scenic Sites to Visit in Michigan This Fall

As another Michigan summer comes to an end, vacationers across the state are preparing for a beautiful (if brief) season of vibrant fall colors, apple cider, and haunted houses. It may be getting too cold for swimming on the Great Lakes, but there’s still a lot of fun to be had in the great outdoors around Michigan.

 

Thankfully, the Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources has made great strides in recent years to increase the accessibility of many parks, trails, and scenic sites in the state. If you’re itching to explore the wilderness and see the wonderful fall…

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A Quick Guide to Traveling with a Wheelchair Minivan

Traveling with a wheelchair accessible minivan is much like an ordinary road trip: you’re still picking a destination, booking a hotel, planning a route, and packing the van full of snacks for the ride like you would otherwise.

 

While many aspects of travelling are obvious and the trip can be as enjoyable as any other, there are some unique aspects of travelling with accessibility concerns in mind. With this in mind, we’ve written…

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5 Tips for Buying Your First Wheelchair Accessible Minivan

So you’ve decided to buy a wheelchair accessible minivan-- good choice! By and large the most popular type of wheelchair accessible vehicle, minivans offer great gas mileage, more interior space, and easy in-and-out ramps for wheelchair passengers or drivers.

 

While picking a minivan (as opposed to a car or a truck) is a solid first step, there are still a number of things you need to consider when shopping around. For this process, a…

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