Michael_CollinsQ. I travel extensively throughout the United States to visit clients who are often located in rural areas. My disability requires me to use a power scooter, so I have run up against problems when seeking out transportation options that will allow me to travel beyond the destination airport by myself. I can drive with hand controls, but that doesn’t do me any good if it requires the assistance of someone else to load and unload my scooter.

I have been unable to find mainstream vehicle rental companies that provided any type of wheelchair-accessible vans, which makes it difficult to travel independently with a scooter. I know that there are specialized companies that will rent adapted wheelchair vans, but many of my destinations are located far from majo