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Choosing between a wheelchair ramp, lift or hoist for your car

If you’ve ever struggled to find a proper wheelchair solution for your car – and they can be hard to find – then you might be surprised to learn just how many options you have once you find the right supplier. Something as simple as getting in and out of the car is an essential […]

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Commuting with a disability: A review of rail accessibility in 2020

There are two sets of regulations in the UK that said all rail vehicles were to be fully accessible by the first of January 2020. They’re called the Railways (Interoperability) Regulations 2011, and the Rail Vehicle Accessibility Regulations 2010 (RVAR). And, surprise surprise, many train operators in the UK have missed these deadlines, with the […]

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Empty shelving at a supermarket due to stockpilers in the pandemic

Living with disabilities: The dangers of Coronavirus, panic buying and reduced access to care

Coronavirus – or Covid-19 – has quickly become a global concern, disrupting businesses, families and the day-to-day life for millions of people.

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Cartwright Mobility

COVID-19 Update

Following the introduction of further government restrictions to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the decision to temporarily close our Belton manufacturing site. We will take our lead from the government and re assess the situation in 3 weeks. This decision will support the wellbeing and safety of our families and customers, we hope […]

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Getting a WAV through Motability

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Reviews

Shopping for wheelchair-accessible vehicles should be as exciting as buying any other car, but with so many options and varying opinions on makes and models before you even get to the accessibility features, it can also feel a little overwhelming. Sieving through the endless reviews of family-sized vehicles can feel like a challenge in itself, so we thought we’d save you time and do a little digging.

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What can we learn from the Paralympics?

What can we learn from the Paralympics?

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee are working with relevant government bodies and organisations, to develop a set of guidelines, approved by the International Paralympic Committee, to help people with disabilities access the games and feel safe and included during the events.

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Cartwright Mobility

Cartwright partners with Stoneacre Ford York Transit Centre

Cartwright’s partnership with Stoneacre United in our love of rugby, Cartwright first partnered with Stoneacre Motor Group over three years ago, when together we helped Wes Trowell – a lifetime supporter of Hull FC – follow his team across the globe in a custom-built wheelchair accessible vehicle. Our combined efforts modified a high roof Ford […]

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Ford disability cars from Cartwright Mobility

Which car manufacturer is best for wheelchair accessibility?

While we all have our favourites, some of us are more married to our automobile manufacturer than others. Are you one of those who puts a great deal of store in their car’s badge, or is it all about the best deal? Car manufacturers have all sorts of tricks up their sleeves for keeping us […]

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The hidden costs of disabilities

Inclusion at a price Should it cost to feel included? No, wheelchair users shouldn’t have to pay extra to work, socialise and live their life to the fullest. But this is a sad reality for many.

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Understanding your options for wheelchair accessible vehicle features and adaptations

There are a wide range of ways that a vehicle can be made more accessible, both for a driver and for a passenger. With the right modifications, a car or van can be tailored exactly to your needs.

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Living and commuting with a hidden disability

What is a hidden disability? Invisible or hidden disabilities are physical, mental or neurological conditions that aren’t necessarily visible to other people – often leading to misunderstandings or unfair assumptions.

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Where in the UK has the best wheelchair access?

Wheelchair accessibility isn’t a checklist – it’s a mindset. It’s simply not enough to add raised platforms at train stations, disabled-friendly toilet facilities at work and ramps to public buildings. While these are good places to start, we need to start reconsidering how we approach development.

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