How To Buy a Handicap Van

I need information about how to buy a handicap van. Where do I start? Should I buy online or at a dealership? Do I buy a new or used wheelchair van? How do I work with a mobility consultant to make sure I get the ideal vehicle for me and my family? These questions and more are answered in this section. Remember—knowledge is power. The answer to the question “Where do I start?” is “right here”.

  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards
    Summary description of the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards
  • Why Do I Need a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist?
    Are you a person with a disability who plans to drive your own wheelchair accessible vehicle? If so, you need to be certified by a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist (CDRS) in order to obtain a driver’s license. Here’s what you need to know.
  • Working With a Mobility Consultant to Buy a Wheelchair Van
    Buying a wheelchair accessible van is not something you do every day, so your knowledge about the process is likely limited. You’ll have to depend on two things to make sure you get the ideal handicap van for your needs—your own research and a mobility consultant at an accessible-van dealership.
  • What to Look and Listen For in a Used Handicap Van
    Buying a used wheelchair accessible van is like buying any other used vehicle—with a few additional items to consider. Here are a few things to check when you’ve identified a used handicap vehicle that will serve your purpose—which is to have a wheelchair accessible vehicle in good working condition.
  • Should I Buy a Used Wheelchair Van or a New One?
    More often than not, whether to buy a new or used handicap van depends on your personal finances.  If you’re spending thousands of dollars on medical expenses because of your or a family member’s disability, there’s a good chance you’ll need the lowest price you can afford on a wheelchair van. Let’s give both options a fair appraisal, especially where value is concerned.
  • Handicapped Van Buying Tips
    Mobility is essential for even a moderate standard of living. For those whose ability to move around has been restricted, there are a number of options for independent or assisted vehicular transport. There is no reason why anyone reliant on a wheelchair cannot drive themselves to work, go grocery shopping, or take in a concert or game when they so desire. There are a few handicapped van buying tips that will assist you in purchasing the correct-sized vehicle at the price that you can afford.
  • Buy a Wheelchair Accessible Van Locally or Via Internet
    The long-standing tradition of buying a wheelchair van at a local dealer is being strongly challenged by the 21st-century trend to buy a handicap van online.
  • Delivery of Wheelchair Accessible Vans
    Buying a wheelchair accessible van should be smooth, stress-free process from shopping to delivery, and the top online dealers go out of their way to make sure you have a worthwhile experience.