May 2016

Driving For Uber

By | May 2nd, 2016|

Wheelchair users find if they have a nice car and hand controls, they can make money driving for companies like Uber. Here are three wheelers who are making the Uber platform work for them.

Peer to Peer Problems

By | May 2nd, 2016|

Jennifer Mendoza was walking through San Francisco and noticed a bunch of cars with pink mustaches. “I Googled, found out what Lyft was, and said, ‘I have got to be a part of that.’”

Eric Lipp and Open Doors Organizations: Training Uber

By | May 2nd, 2016|

Chicago-based nonprofit Open Doors Organization has trained Uber drivers on how to serve riders with disabilities in 10 cities nationwide.

Where Have All the Rental Vans Gone?

By | May 2nd, 2016|

If you try to rent a lowered floor minivan with hand controls from an adaptive van dealer, with rare exceptions, you will not succeed.

March 2016

Everyday Advocacy: Should I Drive?

By | March 1st, 2016|

  Q. As a reader of your columns and a mid-level quad, I’d be interested in your thoughts on the decision to drive, or not. [...]

February 2016

United Spinal News

By | February 1st, 2016|

United Spinal Requests Safe And Lawful Ferry Access to the Statue of Liberty; Chapter’s Persistence Rewarded With Neilsen Grant

Motorvation: Motorsports With Hand Controls

By | February 1st, 2016|

Individuals who drive with hand controls have many avenues for participating in motorsports.

December 2015

Ervin: Dial-A-Ride Kissoff

By | December 1st, 2015|

It was a bright, fresh, rejuvenating spring morning in 1993. I entered the dial-a-ride vehicle that was to take me to my destination. Little did [...]

November 2015

Getting Secure Behind the Wheel

By | November 1st, 2015|

Crash testing, tie-downs and more...

July 2015

Motorvation: Recreational Vehicles – At Home on the Road

By | July 1st, 2015|

Traveling can be a logistical challenge for people who use wheelchairs and similar mobility devices.

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