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DC Makes a Big Push for Wheelchair Accessible Taxis

DC Makes a Big Push for Wheelchair Accessible Taxis

Public transportation isn’t generally known for comfort.  More so, it’s there for convenience and affordability.  When a certain type of public transportation fails to accommodate a certain type of person, it quickly loses all convenience. While city buses and trains …
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Russian Theater Features Wheelchair Using Ballet Dancers

Russian Theater Features Wheelchair Using Ballet Dancers

Last month, we witnessed a remarkable performance by a group of wheelchair-using ballerinas at the Children’s Therapy Center in New Jersey. It demonstrated that amazing things can be accomplished when driven individuals set out to do something that they love, …
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Customer Spotlight: Ron Schwerman

Customer Spotlight: Ron Schwerman

Over the years, Rollx Vans has built countless relationships with customers who have purchased a wheelchair accessible vehicle from us.  One of our favorite things that comes out of this is learning the stories behind our customers.  What their life …
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Chicago Accessibility Barriers {Infographic}

Chicago Accessibility Barriers {Infographic}

In quite possibly one of the most accessible cities in the United States, Chicago offers a vast array of things to do for wheelchair users. But, when given the challenge of finding places that are not accessible to wheelchairs, or …
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Looking Back on the ADA After 25 Years

Looking Back on the ADA After 25 Years

Since the ADA will turn twenty-five years old this Sunday, we have decided to take a look back at the history and effect of the influential law. On July 26th, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans …
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Steve Gleason Act Passes House of Representatives

Steve Gleason Act Passes House of Representatives

On September 25, 2006, Steve Gleason made the play of his career.  In their first home game since Hurricane Katrina ravaged their city, the New Orleans Saints faced off against the Atlanta Falcons. Early in the first corner, the Saints …
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A Must Read Travel Guide for Wheelchair Users

A Must Read Travel Guide for Wheelchair Users

Candy Harrington describes her stay at Safari West as luxurious, fun and suitable for wheelchair-users and slow walkers. “There’s nothing better than going to sleep listening to the sounds of the jungle,” she describes, adding that the California resort is …
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Wimbledon Announces Wheelchair Tennis Singles for 2016

Wimbledon Announces Wheelchair Tennis Singles for 2016

If you’re a tennis fan, you probably spent some part of the past two weeks watching Wimbledon.  No, we don’t mean the 2004 romantic comedy starring Paul Bettany and Kirsten Dunst.  We’re, of course, referring to what is generally considered …
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What You Need to Know About Driving Handicap Vans In Illinois

What You Need to Know About Driving Handicap Vans In Illinois

Buying a handicap van is an amazing experience. It offers you the freedom to get around without having to worry about cramming your wheelchair into a small car’s trunk; it allows you to get out of the house and travel …
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Rear-Entry Vs. Side-Entry Vans: Which is Best For You?

Rear-Entry Vs. Side-Entry Vans: Which is Best For You?

Shopping for your first wheelchair van can be an exciting experience, but like any major purchase, that experience can come with a host of inquiries. Questions regarding van wheelchair lifts, financing and seller reputations are always common, and the list …
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