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For many wheelchair users, the independence and convenience of their own wheelchair-accessible vehicle could make all the difference to their lives.
From relying on care and family to losing a sense of autonomy, relying on wheelchair-enabled transport can be tiresome and leave wheelchair users feeling frustrated.
With so many advancements in wheelchair-accessible vehicles, investing in one could make a real impact.
In this article, we look at a few reasons why you should buy your own wheelchair-accessible vehicle and get back on the road.
Many traditional cars are not made with wheelchair user’s needs in mind. This creates accessibility barriers for many people who rely on wheelchair accessibility.
Vehicles designed to meet the needs of disabled users include many customizable features.
Some including features that allow wheelchair users to get in and out of the vehicle by themselves. This leads to our next reason nicely.
Having a vehicle that is tailored to your specific needs gives you more control over where and when you can travel.
You can enjoy a greater degree of independence and autonomy by purchasing your own accessible vehicle.
For many full-time wheelchair users, this sense of autonomy is vital for their physical and mental wellbeing.
Your own vehicle makes daily life so much better.
Relying on transport services and taxis can be time-consuming and frustrating.
Access to your own adapted vehicle can improve the speed at which you can get on with your day. Especially if you don’t have to wait for someone to accompany you.
This in turn offers carers the time to pay close attention to more important tasks.
Racking up taxi and transport bills can be costly. Your own accessible vehicle will help you reduce these costs.
You can obtain financial aid to help you pay for your vehicle too. It is worth contacting your local healthcare provider for more information on these schemes.
Every wheelchair user or disabled person will have different needs. One of the key benefits of a disabled-access vehicle is that it can be personalized to your needs.
There are countless accessories available to help you travel safely and comfortably. From ramps to securing your chair in place, there is an accessory for everything.
A disabled access vehicle is a smart investment for any wheelchair user who can still drive.