I have suffered a stroke and have difficulty walking, but feel I could still drive with the use of hand controls. Do you supply them? +
Yes we do. It is required , however, that you attend a driving assessment centre for evaluation and training. Unless you are already approved for driving with hand controls, we require a prescription from a driving assessment centre to permit us to install the controls in your vehicle.
I am in the market to buy a wheelchair accessible van to transport my elderly uncle in his wheelchair to and from his doctor. When I no longer require the vehicle, can you direct me in how to sell it? +Absolutely. We assist many of our clients with the resale of their vehicles. We can get the vehicle safety and emission tested and conduct our own inspection and effect repairs as required to the conversion portion. We can then list it on our Sales" section of our website.
My son uses a wheelchair. Until now I have lifted him into the car, but he is now 10 years old and too heavy for me to continue lifting. I have seen wheelchair accessible vans and know that it is our solution, but I am on a fixed income. Any suggestion +Yes indeed. We work daily with funding agencies that assist families in need. We can steer you in the proper direction to the right programmes and help you contact the right people who will determine your eligibility. We can also point out the various tax advantages to you.
I have a new mini-van that I am considering converting into a wheelchair accessible vehicle. What happens to the warranty on my vehicle if you lower the floor? +Nothing. The original equipment manufacturer continues to guarantee the chassis and we guarantee the conversion component.
What happens if my wheelchair accessible vehicle needs repair? +We employ skilled, trained professional technicians, engineers, welders, electricians, millwrights, and mechanics. Universal Motion is a 10 year member in NMEDA (National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association) which has hundreds of members across Canada and the United States trained to respond to your needs when you are on the road.
I need mobility solutions to my transportation problems, but I don't know where to start. Can you help? +That's what we do. Our staff is completely conversant with your issues. We have years of experience in the durable medical equipment field, we daily work with therapists, funding agencies, automotive dealers and families. We respect the trust you place in us. If you can't come to us, we'll come to you and simplify everything.
I am considering the purchase of a van for conversion to transport my wife in her wheelchair. Does it matter which vehicle I buy? +Absolutely. We assist many of our clients with the resale of their vehicles. We can get the vehicle safety and emission tested and conduct our own inspection and effect repairs as required to the conversion portion. We can then list it on our Sales" section of our website.