Used cars are popular with many searching for their ideal vehicle – a way to save money whilst still having the extras and perks of a new model. To get the best deal you should be aware of what to look for and the right questions to ask.
Dark nights, cold weather and unpredictable conditions can make winter driving daunting, but there are ways you can prepare for cold conditions. From taking your car for a service to learning how to drive on icy roads, our tips will ensure you stay independent all winter long.
For those living with disabilities, the freedom to get from A to B by car is an incredible boost to one’s quality of life. With a wheelchair access vehicle (WAV), you get the added benefit of being able to get in and out without having to leave your chair.
Not only does this save time and effort, it also allows you to still enjoy any bespoke support provided by your wheelchair’s specialist seating system.
Living with limited mobility doesn’t mean cutting yourself off from a healthy lifestyle. The benefits of regular exercise stretch farther than eye can see, with physical fitness linked to lower stress, less anxiety and relief from depression.
The evidence is overwhelming (and growing) for the physical and emotional benefits. You may even be able to chart this yourself if you were previously active before requiring a wheelchair, it’s possible your mood might have dipped beyond your expectations.
Whether you’re a long-term wheelchair user or a recent member of the club, no matter your age, you can benefit from getting active.
The drive to live an independent lifestyle is a factor which motivates a huge number of people living with disabilities. Depending on where you live, a big part of that may mean gaining (or regaining) the confidence to get behind the wheel and operate a car.
The UK is rapidly waking up to the needs of disabled people in all walks of life. Businesses now routinely offer aids for the visually or hearing impaired, wheelchair access is now the norm in the overwhelming majority of buildings and public transport now puts more people than ever in reach of a great day out.
Take a look at these trips you can take with friends or family, without worrying about disability getting in the way of the fun…
When it comes to adapting cars to accommodate wheelchairs, picking the right model is your first step on the road to dramatically improving your quality of life.
Typically, you’ll be looking for size, durability and an easy drive. As established dealers in wheelchair-adapted cars, we’ve seen them come and go, and developed some strong opinions on which models are best for the job. Take a look at three of our all-time favourites…
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