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How Does Insurance for Wheelchair-Accessible Vehicles Work?

December 10th, 2019 by

Anyone thinking about converting their vehicle for wheelchair-accessible use or picking up a pre-converted wheelchair-accessible van will naturally start thinking about wheelchair van insurance. In most ways, this works just like regular car insurance, but we’ve put together a quick overview of some basics you should take into consideration. How Does Car Insurance for Wheelchair…

How Much Does a New Wheelchair Cost?

November 15th, 2019 by

The average cost of a new wheelchair is between $500 and $1,500, but it really depends upon what kind of wheelchair you’re shopping for. You can find manual wheelchairs priced as low as $100, while the cost of a power wheelchair can be as high as $30,000. Keep in mind that the cost of a…

Are Medicare Grants for Wheelchair Vans Available?

October 14th, 2019 by

Many of the 44 million people covered under Medicare and a further 70 million covered under Medicaid programs live with mobility-related disabilities. Having a wheelchair-accessible vehicle can make a world of difference, so it’s natural to ask if there are Medicare options or Medicare grants for wheelchair vans. Accessible Vehicle InventoryVeteran Funding Programs Are Wheelchair…

How to Properly Secure a Wheelchair in a Van With Tie-Downs

September 10th, 2019 by

Wheelchair tie-downs are used to secure a wheelchair to the floor of a vehicle. Sometimes referred to as “wheelchair restraints,” these simple straps and hooks are essential to safely transporting a wheelchair. Learn how to use wheelchair tie-downs in this guide from Freedom Motors USA — whether you live in Chicago, Illinois or New York City, New…

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