Purple Tuesday – the UK’s accessible shopping day

Purple Tuesday – the UK’s accessible shopping day

Welcome to Tuesday 13th November, or as we prefer to call it, #PurpleTuesday! Purple Tuesday is the UK’s accessible shopping day – focussing on how retailers, both high-street shops and online retailers such as ourselves, can better serve the disabled...
“Why won’t my wheelchair parking brakes lock?”

“Why won’t my wheelchair parking brakes lock?”

One of the most common questions we get pouring into our email inbox, coming through in phone calls, featuring in product reviews, et cetera, is: “Why won’t my wheelchair’s parking brakes lock?” “How do I park my transit...
Things That Annoy Wheelchair Users

Things That Annoy Wheelchair Users

Here’s an interesting info-graphic produced by a website called Advanced Mobility Scooters that provides a bunch of things that really annoy people in wheelchairs along with cool illustrations. The piece includes things like non disabled people parking in...
The World’s Most Useless Wheelchair Ramps

The World’s Most Useless Wheelchair Ramps

Here we have a collection of photographs that we have found of some of the most useless wheelchair ramps from around the World. It is nice that people are making an effort to make places more wheelchair accessible, but a lot of these designs are so bad that they are...
Top 10 Amazing Pimped Out Wheelchairs

Top 10 Amazing Pimped Out Wheelchairs

Here is a collection of photos of some of the most amazing pimped out wheelchairs that we have been able to find around the internet for you to check out. We hope that you enjoy these pics and that they inspire you to customize your own wheelchair. Please let us know...
Wheelchairs in Popular Culture

Wheelchairs in Popular Culture

Here is an interesting infographic from the wheelchair accessible vans website called Rollx Vans that takes a look at the best and most controversial fictional characters in wheelchairs. Learn about John Locke from Lost, Artie Abrams from Glee, Maggie Fitzgerald from...
Wheelchair Facts, Numbers and Figures

Wheelchair Facts, Numbers and Figures

Here is a fantastic infographic from the people at KD Smart Chair that is packed with information about wheelchairs including facts, numbers and figures. Learn about the history of the wheelchair, the top 5 wheelchair accessible countries to travel to, the expected...