Not a Wheelchair: Understanding the Importance of Accessible Vehicles for People with Mobility Challenges

We started our business when Paul’s mums became wheelchair bound and we needed to move her out of her nursing home. Taxis were unreliable and so they bought a vehicle to run her around. Through talking to people in the community and hearing that others were struggling with the same issue we decided to begin a part time business as a wheelchair accessible vehicle hire company.

From working in this industry for 10+ years, and from having family members and friends with a disability, we have learnt how people with disability have very different needs for mobility and hence the importance of varied accessible transportation. We aim to provide an alternative, flexible accessible vehicle hire company that can meet any and all mobility needs. 

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Our vehicles are designed to accommodate various types of mobility aids and provide a safe and comfortable ride for all passengers. They are equipped with ramps or lifts, wide doorways, and spacious interiors to ensure that individuals with mobility challenges can easily enter and exit the vehicle.

For example, our accessible vehicles are equipped with features such as adjustable seating options, hand controls, and tie-downs to secure mobility aids during transit. These features allow individuals with mobility challenges to travel with confidence and independence, knowing that their needs are being met

We also understand that accessible vehicles are not just important for individuals with mobility challenges, but for their friends, family members, and caregivers as well. Accessible vehicles provide a way for individuals with mobility challenges to participate in various activities, whether it’s attending a family event, going to a doctor’s appointment, or enjoying a night out with friends.

In addition to providing accessible transportation, we also prioritise safety and reliability. All of our vehicles undergo regular maintenance and safety checks to ensure that they are in top condition for our customers. We also provide training for our drivers on how to properly assist and accommodate individuals with mobility challenges.

In conclusion, accessible vehicles are not just for individuals who use wheelchairs, but for anyone who requires assistance with mobility. At our accessible vehicle hire company, we understand the importance of providing safe and reliable transportation options for all individuals with mobility challenges. Our goal is to help them maintain their independence and enjoy life to the fullest.

For more information check out our vehicles on hire here or contact us here if you have any questions. 


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