Scooter Link has chosen Wheelchair Lifts, Scooter Carriers and Auto & Home Ramps to match your needs for transporting your mobility equipment with you as move around town. If you want to take your mobility scooter or power wheelchair along with you, you have a number of choices from Scooter Link by manufacturers such as Pride Mobility, E-Z Carrier, Amigo and Prairie View Industries. Wheelchair Lifts can be either mechanical or full assist power lifts where you use a power assisted controller to pick up and secure your lift to your vehicle. Wheelchair lifts or scooter carriers come in Inside (interior) Lift or Outside (exterior) Lift configurations. Scooter Link experts will help you choose the correct wheelchair lift or scooter carrier for your particular vehicle and can help you get that lift installed on your truck, van or car.
Most van Conversions, Scooter Lifts, Wheelchair Lifts, Hand Controls, Tie Downs, Turning Automotive Seating and other adaptive equipment are eligible for reimbursement under the terms of the various mobility programs offered by GM, Honda, Ford and Chrysler, Toyota, Lexus and Hyundai, VW, Volvo, and others. These programs were established to provide cash payments to disabled drivers for the installation of adaptive equipment in any new vehicle, whether it is purchased outright or leased.
Through the GM Mobility Reimbursement Program, customers can receive up to $1,000 reimbursement PLUS two extra years of standard OnStar service (a retail value of about $400 or more) at no additional cost when they buy or lease an eligible new GM vehicle and adapt it with eligible mobility equipment modifications (e.g., hand controls, scooter hoist, wheelchair lift). OnStar is the world's most comprehensive in-vehicle security, communications, and diagnostics system and is available on more than 50 GM vehicles. Features include a Link to Emergency Services, Roadside Assistance, Automatic Crash Response, and more. Together, GM Mobility and OnStar can help provide greater mobility and a heightened sense of confidence. All GM brands (Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Hummer, Pontiac, Saab and Saturn) are included in the program. Limit $1,000 total reimbursement per eligible vehicle. To qualify for the Reimbursement Program, vehicle must be adapted and a claim submitted within 12 months of the date of vehicle purchase/lease. To learn more, call the GM Mobility Assistance Center toll-free at 1-800-323-9935 or visit GM Mobility.com.
Automobility is about buying or leasing a vehicle that's exactly right for your lifestyle and transportation needs. When you buy or lease a new Chrysler, Dodge or Jeep vehicle from a participating dealer, Chrysler provides up to $1,000 cash reimbursement to help cover the cost of installing the adaptive driver or passenger equipment on your new vehicle. Conversions to minivans may be reimbursed up to a maximum of $1,000, while conversions to all other eligible Chrysler, Dodge or Jeep models qualify for a maximum reimbursement of $750. Dodge Sprinter models qualify for a maximum reimbursement of $500 on rear wheelchair lifts. For more information, contact Automobility Program Headquarters toll free at 800-255-9877 or in Canada call 800-265-6908. You may also visit Chrysler Automobility.com.
The Ford Mobility Motoring Program provides up to $1,200 toward the cost of adaptive equipment, or up to $200 for after-market alert hearing devices, lumbar support seats or running boards on a new Ford, Lincoln or Mercury vehicle (when not available from the factory.) Also available is Ford Credit Mobility Financing. Visit your local dealer for compete details.
Hyundai Motor America supports people with special physical needs with assistance of up to $1,000 on the installation of new adaptive equipment in any new Hyundai vehicle purchased through an authorized dealership. Click Hyundai Mobility Assistance for more information.
Lexus will provide a reimbursement of up to $1,000 to each eligible retail customer, for the exact cost of purchasing and installing qualifying adaptive driving or passenger equipment for transporting persons with physical disabilities. This offer applies to all purchased or leased model years 2001 and later. Leased vehicles require written lessor approval of adaptive equipment installations. Click Lexus Mobility Program for more information.
The Honda Customer Mobility Assistance Program is proud to support the mobility needs of drivers and passengers with physical disabilities. Honda will provide a reimbursement of up to $1,000 to each eligible, original retail customer for expenses incurred to purchase and install qualifying adaptive equipment on any eligible purchased or leased Honda vehicle. Click Honda Customer Mobility Assistance
Assistance Program Guidelines - Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. will provide a reimbursement of up to $1,000 to each eligible, original retail customer, for the exact cost they paid to purchase and install qualifying adaptive driving or passenger equipment for transporting persons with physical disabilities.* Click Toyota Mobility for more information.
* Reimbursement will not be made in cases where the equipment and/or installation are being paid for by another source.
Volkswagen will refund $1000 on the purchase or lease of a new Volkswagen vehicle if vehicle access equipment is installed. For more information, contact Volkswagen of America, Inc., Mobility Access Program, PO Box 214378, Auburn Hills, MI, 48321-9975 or toll free at 1-800-DRIVE VW. Or visit Volkswagen on the web at www.vw.com.
Mobility by Volvo is an extension of the Volvo philosophy that travels from the Volvo Retailer to your driveway. The goal is to assist persons with mobility challenges or hearing impairments so their transportation needs will be met within the extraordinary comfort and safety of a specially adapted Volvo. Customers receive up to $1,000 in financial assistance toward the cost of adding adaptive equipment to an eligible new Volvo and up to $200 on an alert hearing device, per vehicle. Maximum reimbursement is $1,000. Click Mobility by Volve for more information.
The world can be a dangerous place for the able-bodied, even more dangerous for those with physical challenges and limitations. A few suggestions for you.
We are often asked by customers if they are allowed to ride their mobility scooters and wheelchairs in the roads, in bike lanes as well as sidewalks.