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 wheelchair?”
“The brakes on my wheelchair don’t work properly”!
..and so on.
In this post I’m going to demystify the issue and clear up how a common design of wheelchair brake handle works.