Ride-Away is one of America’s largest providers of wheelchair accessible vehicles and adaptive equipment for individuals with disabilities. Ride-Away products are used by individuals with minor to profound disabilities requiring additional assistance while traveling and range from hand controls and lifts to raised door and lowered floor vehicle modifications. Founded in 1986, Ride-Away’s 12 East Coast locations are committed to offering a broad selection of specialized vehicles and services to meet the needs of every customer.

The East Hartford, Connecticut, Ride-Away location was established in 1997. It served as the first satellite location and began Ride-Away’s expansion throughout New England as well as the East Coast. Since opening the East Hartford, Connecticut, location, Ride-Away has established itself throughout the state and has found its own success in parts of New York and in Western Massachusetts. The East Hartford location has many experienced employees that have contributed to the success that Ride-Away currently embraces today. Ride-Away’s East Hartford location has been recognized as one of the Top 12 Finest Businesses in Hartford by the community for their dedication to service.


Monday-Friday: 8am-5pm
Saturday: 9am-1pm


104 Pitkin St

East Hartford, CT 06108

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This Location Serves:

  • East Hartford, CT
  • Manchester, CT
  • Windsor, CT
  • Blue Hills, CT
  • Bloomfield, CT
  • Newington, CT
  • Wethersfield, CT
  • New Britain, CT
  • Plainville, CT
  • Rockville, CT
  • Broad Brook, CT
  • Southington, CT
  • Middletown, CT
  • Meriden, CT
  • Bristol, CT
  • Windsor, CT
  • Stafford Springs, CT
  • Enfield, CT
  • Sherwood Manor, CT
  • Willimantic, CT
  • Colchester, CT
  • Winsted, CT
  • Unionville, NY
  • Thomaston, CT
  • Oakville, CT
  • Waterbury, CT
  • Naugatuck, CT

Products & Services


New Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

  • BraunAbility Wheelchair Vans
  • Full Sized Wheelchair Vans
  • Commercial Vans & Bus Conversions

Used Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

Wheelchair & Scooter Lifts

  • BraunAbility Wheelchair Lift
  • Bruno

Mobility Seating

  • Bruno

Hand Controls, Foot Controls, & Steering Devices

  • Guidosimplex
  • MPD


Sales – new and used wheelchair accessible vehicles and automotive mobility accessories

Service and Installation

24/7 Emergency Service & Repair


The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED)

National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) & NMEDA Quality Assurance Program (QAP)

Better Business Bureau (BBB) & Business NH Magazine – Business of the Year 2011 (Retail/Wholesale)

NMEDA 20 Year Recognition Award & ALS Society’s Recognition Award

New Hampshire Business Review – Business Excellence Award

Muscular Dystrophy Association Support Recognition Award

NSCIA Greater Boston Chapter’s Corporate Spirit Award