For drivers with disabilities, a handicap accessible vehicle can transform day-to-day life with added independence. To keep the freedom of the open road rolling strong, there are a few critical steps to take: finding and purchasing the right vehicle for you, training on your new equipment, and making certain you're...

Having freedom and independence is critical to maintaining a healthy attitude toward life. The ability to drive is usually at the top of the list when it comes to achieving independence for someone with mobility challenges. There are many options for adaptive vehicle equipment on the market and selecting the...

There are a wide variety of available options when it comes to choosing the right mobility solutions for your wheelchair accessible vehicle, but with the help of our local NMEDA dealers, Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialists and informative blog posts, we hope to ease the decision making process. One of the...

The holiday season is just around the corner, and with it may come some extra days off from work (whether for yourself or your family and friends). While some use the extra days to stay home and relax, others pack their bags and hit the road for sightseeing and adventures....

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...