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5 Great Ways to Raise Awareness

We’ve talked quite a bit about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge lately.  Truth is, it’s one of the most effective examples of raising awareness for a cause in the digital age.  We hope that it doesn’t just stop at raising …
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Uber, Lyft, and the Accessibility Problems of Ridesourcing

Uber, Lyft, and the Accessibility Problems of Ridesourcing

In the past 8 years, mobile technology has exploded in the consumer market.  With around 64% of adults having smartphones, it’s changed the way people live their lives.  As long as you have a data signal and some battery life, …
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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge World Record Attempted in New York

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge World Record Attempted in New York

This time last year, you couldn’t log on to any social media site without seeing a video or status involving the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The challenge, which involved a person dumping a bucket of ice water over his or …
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BMW Creates New Racing Wheelchair for the Special Olympics

BMW Creates New Racing Wheelchair for the Special Olympics

Over the years, automakers have had a large impact on the wheelchair using community by investing in technology that helps people with disabilities get back on the road. From new vans that feature lifts and expanded seating to converting used …
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2015 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Gains Momentum

2015 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Gains Momentum

It’s hard to let go of a good thing.  Especially when that good thing raises over $200 million for ALS and other neuron disease research. Last year’s ALS Ice Bucket challenge because a huge, nationwide success with friends, families, celebrities, …
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A New Zealand Man is Working on a Hands-Free Wheelchair

A New Zealand Man is Working on a Hands-Free Wheelchair

Steering a wheelchair while while carrying objects is a challenge that any wheelchair-user knows all too well. When a person needs his or her hands to hold something while simultaneously steering where the chair is going, it requires a bit …
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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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