Braun Straight Talk About Wheelchair Vans – Sliding Doors

Apart from actual vehicle operation and the accessible features, what’s the most important feature in a wheelchair accessible van?  The automatic door. If the door doesn’t work, you don’t get in or you don’t get out.

You don’t want to think about that possibility, but you should – because you can’t assume that all doors on different manufacturers’ wheelchair vans are alike.  You can’t even assume that they operate the way the original equipment manufacturer intended, because remember, the car companies didn’t design their automatic door to accommodate a wheelchair ramp.

When you consider the fact that a wheelchair van’s automatic door sees harder use than a standard van…and you add to that the consequences of door failure for a person with limited mobility, I think you’ll agree that this is not the place to cut corners. BraunAbility has spent a lot of time and resources designing a system that works – reliably.  After all, you’re depending on it! So the bottom line is: it’s important to know what you’re buying. And in this video, we’re going to show you exactly what that is.

 

Posted on October 24, 2011 by Katie Larson