Wheelchair Vans for Sale | Large Inventory | Since 1979
If you or a loved one uses a wheelchair, you may be looking for a wheelchair van for sale. Wheelchair vans are designed to comfortably accommodate the needs of someone in a wheelchair, and that includes a variety of different elements based on your needs. Wondering if this is the right option for you? To help you decide, check out the following benefits of wheelchair vans.
Handicapped accessible wheelchair vans come in a wide range of makes, models, and styles. If you love a certain automobile manufacturer, you may be able to find a wheelchair accessible van for sale made by that company. Similarly, if you like a certain body style, you may be able to find that make of vehicle modified to be a wheelchair van. Beyond vans, you can get sport utility vehicles (SUVs), or trucks. Although minivans have proven to be the most affordable and spacious for Special needs Adults and Families. Additionally, you can also get different conversion types which offer accessible ramps on either the rear of the van or the side of the van along with variety of other modifications that will accommodate both a driver or passenger in wheelchairs.
Increased Freedom and Self Reliance
The biggest advantage of investing in a wheelchair accessible van for sale is that you or your loved one in a wheelchair receives an increased sense of freedom and self-reliance. If your vehicle isn’t designed to easily accommodate a wheelchair, daily life is simply more difficult. For instance; you may be limited on how far you can go, and even if you can use your current vehicle, you may have to fold and stow a manual chair or perhaps not able to travel with your power-chair altogether. Finally, your loved one may have to be lifted into the vehicle which can lead to injury not only for the chair user but for the caretaker alike.
In contrast, with a wheelchair van, the individual in the wheelchair can easily transition into a lowered floor minivan while comfortably seated in their wheelchair. Which not only saves time and increases comfort. But also provides a sense of independence to travel more freely.
As you shop for a wheelchair van for sale, you may notice that they are designed to keep the wheelchair in a safe location while you’re driving. If you simply put a wheelchair into the open space in a regular van or another large vehicle, the person in the wheelchair is not safely transported. In an accident or even in the course of a routine drive, the wheelchair may become unstable, injuring the individual or other occupants in the vehicle.