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Conversion Van Safety is a Very Special Need

Conversion Van Safety is a Very Special Need

23 May

There is nothing more important when driving on the road than the safety of the occupants in a vehicle. But in order to protect occupants, vehicles must undergo rigorous testing to determine how it would hold up in a crash. Read More

Avoiding the Horrors of Conversion Van Nightmares

Avoiding the Horrors of Conversion Van Nightmares

12 May

A conversion van is a vital mobility aid that individuals with special needs and their families depend on in their daily lives. In addition, small business owners and many others also need conversion vans for safely loading and unloading goods, Read More

What to Consider When Buying a Wheelchair Conversion Van

What to Consider When Buying a Wheelchair Conversion Van

05 May

In addition to the financial aspect, your choice of special needs conversion vans will ultimately determine just how easy it is for you to get around each day. Taxi cab companies, contractors, hotels and other paratransit operators who routinely purchase Read More

Conversion Van Ramps Not Just For Wheelchairs

Conversion Van Ramps Not Just For Wheelchairs

02 May

It is not uncommon for many individuals to associate ramps for conversion vans with wheelchair accessibility. And while van ramps are an indispensible mobility aid for individuals with special needs, many people are finding it a convenient solution for a Read More

When it comes to ADA Compliance, Not All Mobility Vans are Created Equal

When it comes to ADA Compliance, Not All Mobility Vans are Created Equal

22 Apr

In an effort to ensure mobility conversion vans are truly accessible for wheelchair users, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires minimum standards to be met. But when it comes to ADA compliance, not all wheelchair vans are created equal. Read More

Why You Shouldn’t Compromise on a Used Mobility Conversion Van

Why You Shouldn’t Compromise on a Used Mobility Conversion Van

14 Apr

A mobility conversion van gives you the freedom to move around and live a more independent lifestyle. The ability to go whenever and wherever you want that most non-disabled people take for granted. And although it may be tempting to Read More

Side Entry Vs. Rear Entry Mobility Vans

Side Entry Vs. Rear Entry Mobility Vans

06 Apr

There are basically two options for entering and exiting mobility vans: side entry or rear entry. While both are good options, most users will find that rear entry mobility vans are a more desirable option. This is because rear entry Read More

How to Find the Mobility Van Best for You

How to Find the Mobility Van Best for You

30 Mar

Whether you’re shopping for a mobility van for the first time or replacing an older model, a little planning goes a long way. In fact, it is the key to finding a safe, reliable and comfortable conversion van that best Read More

Why You Should Look For the Widest Wheelchair Ramps

Why You Should Look For the Widest Wheelchair Ramps

25 Mar

You probably haven’t given much thought about wheelchair ramps for vans until its time to use it. Then the wish list starts to flow. I wish it were a bit wider. I wish it wasn’t as steep. I wish it Read More

Affording the Wheelchair Van You Need (And Want)

Affording the Wheelchair Van You Need (And Want)

25 Mar

If you or a loved one has a disability that requires the use of a wheelchair, finding the money to purchase the wheelchair accessible van that you need (and want) can seem overwhelming. However, before you find yourself overwhelmed by Read More

Manual Lift Vs. Motorized Lift for Special Needs Conversion Vans

Manual Lift Vs. Motorized Lift for Special Needs Conversion Vans

08 Mar

A motorized lift for your special needs conversion van may sound appealing, until the day the motor gives out. Where will you be when it happens? Stuck inside the van wanting to get out or outside wanting to get in? Either way, it’s a bad position to be

Get Cooking: Guidelines for an Accessible Kitchen

Get Cooking: Guidelines for an Accessible Kitchen

15 Nov

In November it’s impossible not to think of family time, thankfulness and food. Lots of food. If you or a family member use a wheelchair, it doesn’t mean that a chef’s hat is out of the question. Here are a Read More

How Wheelchair Accessible Taxis Can Help Your Business (and How We Can Help You Get Started)

How Wheelchair Accessible Taxis Can Help Your Business (and How We Can Help You Get Started)

03 Nov

With recent legislation, it is more important than ever for your taxi fleet to include wheelchair accessible cabs. If you’ve been putting the brakes on the transition, we’ve thought of a few great reasons to green light expanding your accessible Read More

Tips on Renting a Converted Van

Tips on Renting a Converted Van

09 Oct

Let’s say you’ve got a big trip planned. You’re all packed (check!). You have all of your tickets (check!). And your hotel is booked (check!). You are on a roll, but how do you plan to get around your destination? Read More

Wheelchair Safety: Tips for Traveling at Night

Wheelchair Safety: Tips for Traveling at Night

01 Oct

You can feel it in the brisk breeze, see it in the scattered leaves and taste it with every tempting pumpkin-flavored treat. Fall (or at least the hint of fall) is sweeping the nation. Fall brings lovely transitional weather, but Read More

Back to Campus: Tips for Students with a Disability

Back to Campus: Tips for Students with a Disability

17 Sep

Fall is in the air! In honor of all those who just got back to campus, we thought we’d give a few tips for college and college-bound students who use a wheelchair. Study up for a seamless transition to the Read More

Big Move, Big News for FR Conversions (And You!)

Big Move, Big News for FR Conversions (And You!)

15 Sep

Whew! August was a big month for us here at FR Conversions. In case you haven’t heard, we just wrapped up moving our operations and expanding our business (more details on that in just a second). But first, we’d like Read More

The Importance of Accessible Emergency Shelters

The Importance of Accessible Emergency Shelters

06 Apr

In the event of an emergency, does your community have emergency shelters available that are accessible to handicapped individuals? The Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) makes the establishment of emergency shelters for disabled people a federal requirement. Under federal regulations, Read More

Are You Eligible to Receive Funding for a Wheelchair Accessible Van?

Are You Eligible to Receive Funding for a Wheelchair Accessible Van?

31 Mar

For many people, one of the biggest impediments to getting a wheelchair accessible van is the funds. While our  FR Conversions‘ modified vans are the most affordable in the market – and we offer a slew of financing options (which you can Read More

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