From the grocery store to work, school and everywhere in between, accessible parking spots are something we see each and every day. But how closely have you looked at them? If you are a wheelchair accessible vehicle driver, maybe you have looked at these spots closer than most. Did you...

NMEDA members can provide you with several options for wheelchair restraints and adaptive seating for your wheelchair accessible car. There are many wheelchair restraint solutions available to have a safe and enjoyable driving experience. These devices are crucial for a safe journey while operating an accessible vehicle. There are two...

Perhaps the most important part of choosing a new (or used) wheelchair accessible vehicle is determining how you, or your passengers with disabilities, will enter and exit the vehicle. Wheelchair ramps are great, affordable, and flexible options for those interested in handicap accessible vehicles as they provide an easy to...

It's officially spring, and as the temperatures start to climb outdoor adventures should be at the top of your "to do" list. The National Parks Service is a great agency and resource for accessible parks and nature trails, abiding by the Americans with Disabilities Act (and other laws) while advocating...

How a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist and Mobility Specialist Can Help You Getting on the road to independence can be a long and twisting journey, but there are individuals, businesses and organizations ready, willing and able to help make it a smooth ride. Working with a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist...

Veterans with disabilities know the special significance of November 11—Veterans Day, which honors veterans of all wars for their patriotism and willingness to serve in the military and sacrifice for our country. At NMEDA, we know a significant portion of the population our members serve are veterans. We salute these...

Buying a handicap accessible vehicle can be a major financial commitment, so it’s understandable that you may need to rely on other modes of transportation until you can purchase your own minivan, car, truck or SUV. Luckily, if you don’t have the convenience of owning a handicap accessible vehicle, or...

Whether it’s for a business-related sabbatical, or a family trip overseas, there are certain situations when your mobility vehicle may have to sit, not driven, for extended periods of time. Although much of the prep work for mobility vehicles doesn’t differ from that of a vehicle without modifications, there are...

With so many mobility vehicle options available today, and more advances being made each and every day, purchasing a handicap accessible van, SUV or car can turn into a complicated process. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be. At the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association - NMEDA, we strive to be...