Occupied Wheelchair & Scooter Lifts for Vehicles

The kind of wheelchair and scooter lift you should have is entirely dependent on your unique mobility needs! If you want to learn more about unoccupied wheelchairs or scooters, click here. You’ll need something a little heftier if you need a vehicle lift that will work to lift your wheelchair (or scooter) while you’re still in it!

An occupied wheelchair lift is a mechanical platform designed to raise and lower, which will allow you to enter and exit a vehicle while in your wheelchair.

There are several styles of occupied wheelchair lifts: Standard Dual-Post, Single-Post Split-Platform, Dual-Post Split-Platform and Under-Vehicle.

 

Dual-post:

This lift uses two hydraulic arms and a sturdier platform to lift heavier wheelchairs. Many people rely on the dual-post wheelchair lift for its strength, dependability and stability. It does block entryway for other passengers when deployed.

 

Single-post Split-platform:

This lift has a platform that splits or folds when stowed to [...]

Here at R&J Mobility Service, we sell a variety of unoccupied wheelchair and scooter lifts for vehicles that are designed to enhance the lives of those challenged by limited mobility. What are they exactly? Simply put, it means that you’re not in it! These lifts make it easier to transport the wheelchair or scooter but are NOT intended or safe for lifting while occupied. If you’re looking for information on occupied scooter and wheelchair lifts, please click here.

There are two styles of unoccupied lifts: Swing-Arm Style and Platform Style.

 

Swing-arm Style:

This lift uses a mechanical arm secured to the vehicle. A webbing strap attaches to the scooter or wheelchair via a docking device provided by the lift manufacturer. The lift will raise and lower the unoccupied scooter or wheelchair effortlessly using an electric motor powered by the vehicle’s battery. The swinging motion may be either manual or power-assisted. You just push a button [...]

What does it mean when we say “conversion”? It means that when you find yourself in need of a mobility adapted vehicle, RJ Mobility Service can, depending on make a model, convert your current vehicle to suit your personal mobility needs. You don’t HAVE to buy an already converted vehicle.

With all the latest advances in the industry, you have many options when it comes to the type of vehicle, conversion, and wheelchair you use. In fact, the options can be overwhelming, especially when you consider how the three must fit well together and fit your unique needs. We are here to help! We can help answer all of your questions to find the perfect wheelchair accessible vehicle and/or equipment that best suits your specific needs.

R&J Mobility Service offers conversions for personal use, ADA-compliant conversions for commercial use, as well as custom conversions. Custom conversions are available in a variety of configurations and on [...]

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