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Ramp FAQ: Answers About Handicap Access Ramps
* What kinds of wheelchair ramps are available? Wheelchair ramps are a great advantage for wheelchair users. These are available in different types and designs. Here are some: - Van Wheelchair Ramps - this makes larger vehicles accessible to wheelchair users. - Threshold Wheelchair Ramps- this makes the entrance area of a home or business available for wheelchair users. - Track Wheelchair Ramps- this type is specially designed in order to get in line with the tires of the wheelchair. - Portable Wheelchair Ramps- this type is known for its flexibility.
It is made available for all types of wheelchair designs. * Can I easily install a portable ramp for wheelchair access to my home? Yes. With the help of a wide selection of equipment, you can now install a portable ramp at your home. A portable ramp is ideal for use because of its light weight and durability. It also ensures that the doorway is safe.
* What are the pros and cons of a wheelchair ramp vs. a wheelchair lift? Both the wheelchair ramp and the wheelchair lift have their uses. However, they have also disadvantages. One of the cons is their carrying capacity. Wheelchair ramps and lifts both have a maximum capacity, and it is not advisable exceed that, in order to avoid accidents. * On what kinds of cars can I install a wheelchair lift carrier on the rear of the car? Wheelchair lift carriers can already be installed in some vehicles. These are the vans and the minivans that have accessibility for wheelchair users. The lift carrier is usually situated on the rear end of the car. At present, conversions of these vans are available to people with disabilities. * When traveling, are there vans to rent with wheelchair ramps on power lifts? During travel, when you do not have a vehicle of your own that is accessible for wheelchair, you can now take advantage of vans that can be rented.
However, these vans can accommodate only one wheelchair at a time. They provide security for the wheelchair users since the van is furnished with the needed equipment. * Do cruises offer wheelchair ramps and power lift vans at each port of call? Definitely, some cruises offer such services. They also provide an avenue for the enjoyment of disabled passengers. These ships have designated a particular area that is fitted with wheelchair ramps and power lifts. Aside from the ramps, most ships also have elevators. You should inquire whether the cruise line offers these facilities, to be sure of finding the right cruise for you.
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