Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles Kidderminster
Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs) may sound a complex term but they aren’t. These are simple standard cars or MPV’s that have been converted into adapted vehicles with ample space and utilities to carry wheelchair passengers. The specialty of wheelchair accessible vehicles Kidderminster is that they can carry passengers travelling in their wheelchair. Some of these are even available for those who wish to enjoy the freedom of driving from a wheelchair.
Types of wheelchair accessible vehicles:
There are two types of adapted vehicles available on the marketplace at present. These are passenger WAV and Driver WAV. The passenger WAV is designed to allow one passenger or more (depending upon the space and facilities available) travelling while sitting on the wheelchair. The other variety is a specially designed vehicle with adequate functions and features to allow a wheelchair userl to drive. Here, the person can drive while sitting on the wheelchair.
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WAVs are created in a fashion to enable a wheelchair user to enjoy access and ample space to remain in their wheelchair while travelling or driving. Hence, the converters usually offer WAVs with a high roof. Some are also available with lowered floor. The method of conversion will depend on the WAV model you select. It is crucial to keep in mind various benefits and drawbacks of both styles prior to investing money.
Aside from providing comfort, WAVs also look cool. They don’t have to be boring converted models. In fact, most of these are fitted out in a fashion to match the finish with the original vehicle.
The features and utilities integrated depends on the specific purpose of the vehicle, size and number of wheel chairs to be accommodated, number of passengers travelling and whether or not the owner wants to drive while sitting on the wheel chair. For single passenger Wheelchair accessible vehicles Kidderminster, smaller versions are the best option. Special features and extra room is needed for accommodating more than one passenger.
If you wish to drive from the wheel chair, you will require custom controls and special features that help you drive independently. Standard WAV models include features such as lifts to include larger wheel chairs, built-in ramp, tie-downs, special seat belts etc. Safety features are important for any disabled vehicles Kidderminster.
Kidderminster is a town situated in Worcestershire’s Wyre Forest district of England. The exact location is just about 17 miles south-west of Birmingham city centre. From northern Worcester city centre, the place is roughly around 15 miles. In the year 2001, census recorded a population of 55,182 in Kidderminster. It is also referred to as the largest town in North Worcestershire. People know this for being the birthplace of Rowland Hill, the originator of the Penny Post. The place also produces high quality woven carpets. The town’s mainline rail gives easy access to and from London, Worcester, and Birmingham. It is also famous as the starting point for widely renowned Severn Valley Heritage Railway.