Driving Aids

Our blog can be quirky, fun and educational but the ultimate goal is to bring mobility industry news to you. New product launches, differences between products, Ability Center news, and much more!

If your loved one has limitations in their movements, the gift of mobility can brighten their day — and maybe even the rest of their lives! A wheelchair van is the perfect gift because it can help them achieve mobility independence. At Ability Center, we offer a wide range of accessible vehicles and mobility products…

Hand controls and driving aids are the perfect mobility solutions for those who are looking for mobility independence. With the use of modern technology, you can get behind the wheel and hit the road with ease. How do you know which driving aids and electronic hand controls for disabled drivers are right for you? Ability…

Finding your perfect wheelchair, ramp or wheelchair van is all about finding the perfect fit for your personal needs and lifestyle. You need to know that your wheelchair has the right dimensions, your ramp fits your transportation needs and your van will safely get you where you need to go every time. It’s not a…

As you search for a wheelchair-accessible vehicle, one major choice you’ll have to make is whether a side-entry or rear-entry wheelchair van works best for you. We break down the differences between the two types of vehicles — along with some questions to ask along the way — to help find the perfect vehicle for…

Driver Evaluation - Getting Behind The Wheel Again At Ability Center, we install hundreds of hand controls and driving aids annually.  We put these driving aids on Vipers, Corvettes, Golf Carts, ATV's and wheelchair accessible vehicles...whatever you want to drive, we can try to adapt it for you. Before we can adapt vehicles with any...
The First Wheelchair Accessible SUV - The MXV! You have asked for it and BraunAbility has delivered, the first wheelchair-accessible SUV.  The MXV began shipping in December of 2014 and we couldn't be more excited to be able to offer our customers an alternative to the traditional wheelchair-accessible minivans. The Explorer-based BraunAbility MXV has a...
Types of Driving Aids and Hand Controls Learning how to drive with the use of hand controls can be exciting and a bit scary; but know there is a network of support and professionals to help you get on the road safely.  Driving with a disability is a little different than able bodied people and...
Ability Center: More Than Just Wheelchair Accessible Vans Modern-day handicap vans include equipment that has taken decades of advanced technology to achieve. Disabled drivers and passengers are now able to travel far easier than in the past. Getting into and out of a vehicle no longer has to be the hassle it once was. From...
Ability Center Authorized Dealer of Mobility Conquest Motorcycles! Nothing says summer quite like feeling the wind in your hair and the sun on your back as you fly down the road on a motorcycle. Thanks to Ability Center’s recent authorization to sell, service and repair the Mobility Conquest motorcycle, that scene can become a reality....
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