Frequently Asked Questions about Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Service
Can you put a wheelchair in a van?
Yes, you can put a wheelchair in a van. Most vans are equipped with a wheelchair lift or can be modified to have one.
Why are wheelchair accessible vans so expensive?
Wheelchair accessible vans are expensive because the vehicles are custom designed and built to be wheelchair accessible. They must meet specific safety standards, have additional wheelchair securement systems, and have a lowered floor with a ramp and adequate headroom. All of these accessories add to the cost of the vehicle.
Why are wheelchair accessible vehicles so expensive?
Wheelchair accessible vehicles are so expensive because they have been designed for a specific purpose and altered to accommodate a wheelchair using occupant, and as such they require specially designed components, such as a lowered floor, raised doorways, and other features. These customizations add significant cost to the vehicle, and wheelchair accessible vehicles must also meet stringent safety and performance standards, requiring more rigorous testing and certification.