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Planning for Emergencies That Happen on the Road

Planning for Emergencies That Happen on the Road

Emergency situations can occur at any time on the road, which is why people who own accessible vans need to be prepared to act in event that something should go wrong. Preparation and prevention are the keys to remaining safe …
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MIT Unveils a Wheelchair that Drives Itself

MIT Unveils a Wheelchair that Drives Itself

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have unveiled a new electric wheelchair model that has one unique perk: the ability to pilot itself. As automation technology continues to advance, it’s no surprise that it has begun to creep …
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New Muscular Dystrophy Drug Gains FDA Approval

New Muscular Dystrophy Drug Gains FDA Approval

Just this week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced their approval of a new pharmaceutical drug that could significantly change the lives of those affected by Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). The new drug, named deflazacort, is a steroid-based …
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New York Cab Companies Threaten to Pull Accessible Vehicles

New York Cab Companies Threaten to Pull Accessible Vehicles

Wheelchair users living in or visiting New York may have problems getting around in the near future. According to the New York Post, taxi companies in the Big Apple are threatening to pull all of their accessible vehicles off the …
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Top 5 Reasons People Love Accessible Vans

Top 5 Reasons People Love Accessible Vans

People love their accessible vans. They tell us all the time how much their new van means to them. Check out our testimonials page to see some of the amazing things they have said in the past. Since Valentine’s Day …
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GO Gloves Add a Bit of Comfort to Wheelchair Movement

GO Gloves Add a Bit of Comfort to Wheelchair Movement

Winter is a great time to get a new pair of gloves, but for the wheelchair-using community, gloves are more than something that keep a person’s hands warm. They are a source of comfort for the very way a wheelchair …
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Type S Conversion: Adding Style to Your Wheelchair Van

Type S Conversion: Adding Style to Your Wheelchair Van

Wheelchair vehicles bring their users independence, happiness and a new way to get around. But they are more than a mere form of transportation; they are representation of a person’s lifestyle. This is why we here at Rollx Vans stand …
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What to Watch Out for When Buying a Secondhand Wheelchair Van

What to Watch Out for When Buying a Secondhand Wheelchair Van

In an effort to save money, some wheelchair users try to find alternative sources for wheelchair accessible vehicles. Many of these sources include: Craigslist Ebay Private sellers While we understand that some people need to get a used wheelchair van …
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New “Mountain Bike” Wheelchair Made by MIT Students

New “Mountain Bike” Wheelchair Made by MIT Students

Students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), lead by Assistant Professor Amos Winter, have designed and created a new wheelchair inspired by and made with parts of mountain bikes. The wheelchair, initially designed for use in developing countries around the …
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Venice Gets its First Wheelchair-Accessible Gondola

Venice Gets its First Wheelchair-Accessible Gondola

The Italian city of Venice is known for many things: its Renaissance art, unique architecture, flowing canals and annual Carnival are just a few of the reason why almost 3 million international tourists travel there each year (almost 50,000 a …
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