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Being ADA Compliant: Meaning, Importance, and How to Comply

June 15th, 2022 by
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Almost every business operating in the United States needs to be ADA-friendly if it wants to be compliant and avoid being sued. Unfortunately, many companies still don’t know what it means to be ADA compliant, which puts them at risk of suffering severe reputational and financial damage if the situation is not solved quickly and…

How Do You Get a Handicap Sticker?

April 21st, 2022 by
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Close to 26 million Americans report living with travel-limiting disabilities. For many of these people, the simple act of getting in their car or van and driving to the grocery store can become overwhelming, especially if they are required to walk or operate wheelchairs over long distances from their parked vehicles to their destination. Without…

A Parent’s Guide to Applying for Grants for Children with Disabilities

March 31st, 2022 by
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Becoming a parent is an adventure for anyone, and there is no single rulebook for raising children. This rings true for raising children with disabilities as well, and it’s often a “one step at a time” journey for everyone. Raising a child living with a disability can be difficult, but it can also be incredibly…

A Comprehensive Guide to Handicap Parking

March 26th, 2022 by
A wheelchair accessible Toyota Sienna outdoors with the ramp deployed.

Everyone deserves to enjoy the best possible quality of life available to them. For the 18+ million Americans living with mobility issues, this means being able to access the same places anyone else can — including hospitals, retail establishments, restaurants, and other facilities. Handicap parking is one of the greatest barriers to accessibility, and contributes…

How to Maintain Your Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle this Winter

January 6th, 2022 by
Wheelchair SUVs In Snow park

Winter is coming, and it brings many challenges for our vehicles with it. Those of us in colder climates know the wear and tear that ice, snow and road salt bring can wreak havoc on our cars if they aren’t properly taken care of.  When it comes to maintaining a vehicle that’s been converted for…

Tips For Using A Wheelchair In Winter Weather

December 21st, 2021 by
Tips For Using A Wheelchair In Winter Weather

The holiday season is in full swing, and with it comes nasty winter weather. Those of us who live in colder climates are all too familiar with the challenges that snow and ice bring with them each year. For those who require mobility aids like a wheelchair or walker to get around, these challenges can…

Buying from Home: 3 Customers Who Bought a Wheelchair Vehicle Online

November 9th, 2021 by
Rachael, Kyle and Ruby admire their new van from Freedom Motors USA.

Buying a wheelchair accessible vehicle without test driving isn’t easy — each wheelchair user has unique needs, and it can be hard to tell if a vehicle fits those needs through just photos. How Can I Buy a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Online? At Freedom Motors USA, we understand purchasing a wheelchair accessible vehicle is a…

3 Options for Wheelchair Users Who Drive

June 21st, 2021 by
Kia Soul and Kia Sorento with ramps deployed.

Can People in Wheelchairs Drive? Of course! Believe it or not, driving is possible for those who live with limited arm and hand function or those who are paralyzed. There are a ton of options on the market today in regards to adaptive driving and vehicle modification equipment. Wheelchair accessible vehicles are a great way…

4 Wheelchair Accessible Vans That Fit 2 Wheelchairs

June 4th, 2021 by
A wheelchair accessible Toyota Sienna outdoors with the ramp deployed.

Finding a wheelchair accessible van that has the right accommodations for you or your family can be difficult. Makes and models that are available for accessible conversions change throughout the years, and each comes with its own unique set of features. One such feature that’s hard to find despite being in high demand is the…

2021 Wheelchair Vehicle Report: New, Discontinued & Popular Models

May 17th, 2021 by

When it comes to wheelchair accessible vehicles, it can be hard to keep up with what’s current. New models are introduced every year, and old models are phased out.  Making it even more difficult to know what’s going on in the mobility industry, different manufacturers and dealers will have different makes and models available. Each…

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