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Jay Leno Surprises Veteran and his Family

Jay Leno Surprises Veteran and his Family

Posted On
09/05/2017
Author
Katie Cummings

By now many people have seen the hit show Jay Leno’s Garage. Where the iconic late night television host walks viewers through his impressive collection of vehicles. Seen by families every week it is one of NBC’s hottest shows. On August 7th, NBC aired an episode showing the heart behind the scenes of their...

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Wheelchiar Van Tiedown Systems

Wheelchiar Van Tiedown Systems

Posted On
08/07/2017
Author
Katie Cummings

Coupling the new innovations in the wheelchair market with the vast array of proven systems,  you may be wondering what securement options may be the best for you or a loved one. Here at the BLVD we’ve put together a brief list of the most common securements and what devices they work best with.  ...

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How To: Creating a dealer quality vehicle listing

How To: Creating a dealer quality vehicle listing

Posted On
06/23/2017
Author
Katie Cummings

When selling a used wheelchair accessible vehicle as a private party, our customers are challenged with competing against dealers with professional photographers and marketing departments. It can be frustrating to create a vehicle that has to compete with full time professionals. Your team at BLVD.com has recognize...

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How To: A BLVD guide to taking great photos

How To: A BLVD guide to taking great photos

Posted On
06/22/2017
Author
Katie Cummings

First impressions are everything. When a viewer comes on to BLVD.com they are tasked with sifting through thousands of vehicle listings to find the mobility vehicle they want. It is your job as the seller to make sure your vehicle listing jumps out, and not just skimmed past. We see it as our job to provide you with th...

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What conversion style measures up to your needs?

What conversion style measures up to your needs?

Posted On
03/30/2017
Author
Katie Cummings

You’ve done your research and know that you need a new side entry wheelchair van, but still don’t know what ramp style works best for you between an in-floor ramp and a bifold ramp. Which do you choose? We at the BLVD have put together a list of some features and drawbacks of each style to help you decide w...

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BraunAbility MXV Q&A

BraunAbility MXV Q&A

Posted On
03/29/2017
Author
Katie Cummings

For those mobility users who have spent years in a minivan the Ford Explorer MXV, by BraunAbility, is the much-welcomed breath of fresh air; it is their opportunity to get out of the routine minivan platform and express their individuality. However, the size of the MXV has had some potential buyers concerned th...

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Mobility Friendly Spring Break!

Mobility Friendly Spring Break!

Posted On
02/28/2017
Author
Katie Cummings

Spring break is coming up fast and for many people this is the first vacation for the new year! Whether your travel destination is the beach or checking out a new city, accessibility can be a challenge. We’ve put together a few things to research as you are planning your spring break getaway. If you are lookin...

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Purchasing a Dodge/Chrysler Wheelchair Accessible Vans

Purchasing a Dodge/Chrysler Wheelchair Accessible Vans

Posted On
01/30/2017
Author
Katie Cummings

Looking for a handicap accessible minivan can be an overwhelming experience. Which wheelchair accessible manufacture has the best fit for one's needs? Which mobility dealer to work with? Which make and model of minivan? This article is to assist with the last question, which make and model of minivan. Two of the mos...

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Taking a Loved One With Mobility Needs Out for Valentines Date?

Taking a Loved One With Mobility Needs Out for Valentines Date?

Posted On
01/27/2017
Author
Katie Cummings

With Valentine's day approaching many people love taking a friend, family member, or loved one out to celebrate. Renting an handicap accessible vehicle can make the day extra special for a loved one with limited mobility. Here are a few quick tips to help ensure you have the best handicap accessible vehicle for your da...

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Wheelchair Accessible Chrysler Pacifica Overviews

Wheelchair Accessible Chrysler Pacifica Overviews

Posted On
01/18/2017
Author
Katie Cummings

When Chrysler announced that they were discontinuing the Town & Country line, the team at  BLVD couldn't wait to get more information about the Chrysler Pacifica and the new mobility options that will come with it. We have been keeping a close eye on what the manufactures have been working on, and what it will...

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All New 2017 Wheelchair Accessible Chrysler Pacifica

All New 2017 Wheelchair Accessible Chrysler Pacifica

Posted On
11/16/2016
Author
Katie Cummings

Many people have long trusted the Chrysler Town & Country to be a great priced, long lasting handicap accessible vehicle. 2016 is the end of the Chrysler Town & Country line and 2017 brings the brand new Chrysler Pacifica. Kenny Valdez of Mobility Lift Aids out of Houston, TX has over 13 years of experience...

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Tips for 1st Time Wheehair Vehicle Purchases

Tips for 1st Time Wheehair Vehicle Purchases

Posted On
11/16/2016
Author
Katie Cummings

The list of reasons one would be looking at purchasing an accessible vehicle are endless. Regardless of why someone is seeking an accessible vehicle the process can be a bit overwhelming. From sticker shock, the variety of options for accessibility and the vehicle options tends to lead to information overload. We have ...

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Holiday Wheelchair Van Rental

Holiday Wheelchair Van Rental

Posted On
10/28/2016
Author
Katie Cummings

With Halloween right around the corner we are speeding up towards the Holiday season. The need to travel to see family, friends, and enjoy the Holiday season can be hard to do if you are in need of a mobility vehicle for you or your loved one. Wheelchair Van Rentals are a wonderful way to ensure all of your family ...

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Low Rates for Wheelchair Van Loans

Low Rates for Wheelchair Van Loans

Posted On
08/08/2016
Author
Katie Cummings

Most people who are looking to purchase a new or used handicap van need some sort of financial assistance. Depending on your situation, you many qualify for grants or subsidies but that can take a long time to get approved for and it doesn't always cover the full cost. That is why BLVD.com has made it easier a...

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36th Annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games Begins June 27 in Salt Lake City

36th Annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games Begins June 27 in Salt Lake City

Posted On
06/24/2016
Author
Katie Cummings

The 36th Annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games is about to kick off on Monday, June 27th through Saturday, July 2nd, 2016 in beautiful Salt Lake City, Utah. Hosted by the Salt Lake City Health Care System and Paralyzed Veterans of America, the entire week is filled with incredible events but what is more exciti...

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Nationwide Wheelchair Van Rentals

Nationwide Wheelchair Van Rentals

Posted On
05/24/2016
Author
Katie Cummings

Accessible tourism is on the rise in the U.S. and more businesses are offering ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) approved accommodations for disabled travelers. According to the Gates Foundation, one in seven travelers require accessible accommodations and by 2020 that number will be closer to 25% of a 1.7 bill...

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Midwest Transit Equipment is Changing the Way Mobility Looks with the MV-1

Midwest Transit Equipment is Changing the Way Mobility Looks with the MV-1

Posted On
03/15/2016
Author
Katie Cummings

For many people, getting around can be limited to the type of transportation that is available to fit their needs. Most people think of a wheelchair van when it comes to accessible vehicles, however there is a new product available that is changing the way people see and experience accessible transportation. It is ...

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BLVD at 2016 NMEDA Conference

BLVD at 2016 NMEDA Conference

Posted On
03/03/2016
Author
Katie Cummings

Last month, the team at BLVD traveled to Dallas, Texas to participate in the 2016 National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) Conference. Held at the Kay Convention Center in downtown Dallas, hundreds of attendees including dealers, manufacturers, and more came together to learn about the latest...

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List Your Wheelchair Van for Free

List Your Wheelchair Van for Free

Posted On
01/15/2016
Author
Katie Cummings

Are you looking to buy or sell a wheelchair van, adapted truck, or accessible SUV? BLVD is excited to announce that it now offers Wheelchair Van Classifieds as one its many great resources for the mobility industry. Best of all, it is free to list your vehicle if you are a private seller and you won’t have to...

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Merry Christmas from BLVD

Merry Christmas from BLVD

Posted On
12/21/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

Christmas is such a special time of year for all of us. It is a time for us to reflect on all the wonderful blessings that we have all received this year and be grateful for the friends and family we have. It is also a time to reflect back on all of the challenges that we have faced and hopefully have been able to ...

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The MXV Ford Explorer by BraunAbility

The MXV Ford Explorer by BraunAbility

Posted On
12/10/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

It has officially arrived at Blvd.com! The all new MXV Ford Explorer by BraunAbility that is. The highly anticipated arrival has finally come to an end and Blvd.com has dealers with the MXV Ford Explorer in stock now! Find a Ford Explorer SUV For Sale As everyone understands, the vehicle that we drive is a re...

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Tie-Down Giveaway Winner's Announced!

Tie-Down Giveaway Winner's Announced!

Posted On
12/08/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

Congratulations Alex Mojarro and Chris Buchanan, we hope that you enjoy your new Wheelchair Tie-Downs and thank you for your continued support of Blvd.com! Thank you to everyone that participated in our Wheelchair Tie-Down Giveaway. We appreciate everyone being involved with us at Blvd.com! Be sure to visit ...

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Wheelchair Van Preventative Maintenance Inspection

Wheelchair Van Preventative Maintenance Inspection

Posted On
12/08/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

As you are rushing around for the holidays and getting ready to travel to friends' and family’s homes, the last thing you need to have is your wheelchair van break down or lift fail. Especially in the winter months, it is so imperative to have a Preventative Maintenance Inspection (PMI) to check the overall s...

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Need A Wheelchair Van Rental? Blvd.com Can Help!

Need A Wheelchair Van Rental? Blvd.com Can Help!

Posted On
11/18/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

The Holiday season is quickly approaching and Blvd.com wants to make sure your travel arrangements are made. Don't let mobility be the reason that you don’t spend the holidays with your friends and family. Are you and your family planning on traveling this holiday season and in need of a Wheelchair acc...

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TJ Rampit USA is a Leader in Building Custom Made Access Ramps

TJ Rampit USA is a Leader in Building Custom Made Access Ramps

Posted On
11/17/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

TJ Rampit USA has been in business for over 20 years and its team has over 100 years of combined experience with ramps. Started in 1992 by Ted Short Sr. and his son Ted Short Jr., the Short Family and its team at TJ Rampit have been committed to providing the best quality ramps, service and support. As the second l...

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Last Minute Halloween Tips and Tricks for Wheelchair Users

Last Minute Halloween Tips and Tricks for Wheelchair Users

Posted On
10/30/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

One of the most celebrated holidays for kids and adults alike is tomorrow! Saturday, October 31st will be filled with fun costumes, tasty treats, and of course a few tricks, too! We have compiled a few great resources for your Halloween preparation including last minute costume ideas and safety tips. May your Hallo...

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Disabled Hunting Resources

Disabled Hunting Resources

Posted On
10/20/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

As the leaves begin to fall and the temperatures get cooler, it can only mean one thing…it is hunting season. Each year, over 1.7 million disabled people participate in hunting and shooting sports across the country. This number has continued to increase over the years with advances in technology and aw...

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Important Elder Care and Nursing Home Safety Facts

Important Elder Care and Nursing Home Safety Facts

Posted On
10/08/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

This week we are featuring ForMyParent.com, a website dedicated to educating and informing loved ones about elder care and nursing home safety. ForMyParent.com has written the following post about wheelchair safety in nursing homes. Be sure to check out their website to learn more about nursing home legal s...

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Wheelchair Van Financing with Online Credit Application

Wheelchair Van Financing with Online Credit Application

Posted On
09/29/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

When faced with physical disabilities, expenses for mobility products and services can add up. The last thing that you need to worry about is how you will afford an accessible vehicle to get to your doctor appointments, family gatherings, trips to the store, and more. However, this is a reality for many peo...

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Comparisons and Benefits of Wheelchair Tie Downs

Comparisons and Benefits of Wheelchair Tie Downs

Posted On
09/24/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

If you are a wheelchair user or someone in your family is, you know the importance of having private or commercial transportation in order to get to and from the places you need to go.  However, many people might not know how vital it is to have proper safety restraints for the wheelchair itself. The brakes on...

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Retractable Wheelchair Tie Down Kit Giveaway!

Retractable Wheelchair Tie Down Kit Giveaway!

Posted On
09/18/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

The team here at BLVD.com is excited to announce a retractable wheelchair tie down kit giveaway! The kits were provided by Q'Straint and Sure-lok - both ensure safety and security when locking down your wheelchair in your vehicle. Winners of the giveaway will be chosen at random out of all the entries. Winners ...

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All Terrain Conversions Offers Wheelchair Trucks, SUVs, and Crossovers

All Terrain Conversions Offers Wheelchair Trucks, SUVs, and Crossovers

Posted On
09/14/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

For many of us, the vehicle we drive is an extension of our personality. It not only gets us down the road, it gives us the ability to live our life how we want and pursue our passions. From cross-country road trips to hunting or camping adventures, the right vehicle can make it all possible. That is why BLVD.com i...

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Funding Opportunities for All States

Funding Opportunities for All States

Posted On
09/04/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

After last week’s blog post, “Four Ways to Find Funding for an Accessible Vehicle in California”, we received numerous requests from our readers to provide those resources in others states. This week we are following up that post with a comprehensive list for funding opportunities in all f...

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All New BraunAbility MXV Ford Explorer

All New BraunAbility MXV Ford Explorer

Posted On
09/01/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

The stage was set at the 2015 NMEDA Conference in Daytona, FL. for the mobility industry's first Mobility Crossover Vehicle. Introducing the MXV™ Ford Explorer by BraunAbility, wheelchair users can now have the quality and dependability of a BraunAbility conversion on a vehicle that is all about act...

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Four Ways to Find Funding for an Accessible Vehicle in California

Four Ways to Find Funding for an Accessible Vehicle in California

Posted On
08/26/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

There are a lot of great reasons to live in California. From the beautiful beaches and warm weather in Southern California to the mountains and wineries in Northern California, the Golden State has it all. Over 38 million people reside here and as the most populated state in the country, it is no surprise that...

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Top 5 Things to Look For in a Mobility Dealer

Top 5 Things to Look For in a Mobility Dealer

Posted On
08/19/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

When looking to purchase a new wheelchair accessible vehicle or other mobility device, it is important to do your research. Not just on the product itself but on the dealer you are going to work with. Buying a new or used mobility vehicle or product is a big investment. It is also the tool that can give you the fre...

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How to Fix a Broken Wheelchair Lift

How to Fix a Broken Wheelchair Lift

Posted On
08/12/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

Your vehicle’s wheelchair lift is essential to transporting your wheelchair so that you can get to wherever you need to go. If your wheelchair lift breaks or malfunctions, this can cause unnecessary stress and disrupt your daily activities. There are common issues that arise for wheelchair lift owners and we ...

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More Than Just Athletes at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games

More Than Just Athletes at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Posted On
07/29/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

Blog from Guest Writer, Kamea Kahler Kamea has teamed up with BLVD to write about important issues and inspiring stories surrounding veterans. These are stories worth telling and from a perspective that is so refreshing from such a young age. We can’t wait to see what she does next. ...

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Give It All You Got - Experiencing the National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Give It All You Got - Experiencing the National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Posted On
07/16/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

Being a newlywed, there are a lot of exciting things happening. After getting back from our wedding, my husband and I were fortunate enough to volunteer for the Minnesota Paralyzed Veterans of America during the 35th National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Dallas, Texas on June 21-26, 2015. It wasn’t the tradit...

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Celebrating Independence Day Together

Celebrating Independence Day Together

Posted On
06/30/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

As we get close to celebrating our country's Independence Day this weekend, the team at BLVD.com is feeling very grateful to be able to serve those who have served our great country. I took some time to think about what the 4th of July means and why it is called Independence Day. I couldn't help comi...

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Top Resources for the Aging

Top Resources for the Aging

Posted On
06/11/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

Each month, BLVD will team up with a company or organization within the mobility community to bring you helpful and insightful information. Our goal with these partnerships is to showcase what is available and what people are talking about so that you have access to the best possible quality of life. We are committ...

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Ready, Set, Roll - 2015 National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Ready, Set, Roll - 2015 National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Posted On
06/02/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

In true Texas fashion, the 2015 National Veterans Wheelchair Games is shaping up to be the biggest in the its history. With over 600 wheelchair veterans from all over the nation coming to Dallas on June 21-26, expect to see big things in the “Big D”. Hosted by the Texas VA Health Care System and the Lon...

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The Real Celebration behind Memorial Day Weekend

The Real Celebration behind Memorial Day Weekend

Posted On
05/22/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

Most of the conversations surrounding the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend involve parties, food, and fun. As the unofficial start to summer, it is easy to forget that this national holiday is meant to remember those who have died while serving our country. Have you stopped to take a minute to reflect on what this mea...

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Ready to start driving with Hand Controls?

Ready to start driving with Hand Controls?

Posted On
04/22/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

Are you or someone you know new to a wheelchair? Many things in life have and will continue to change from your daily routine. One of the areas of possibility for many is driving again or even for the first time. There is a surplus of technology now for accessible driving including hand controls and aids for standa...

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Wheelchair Van Financing Helps Make Boy's Dream Come True

Wheelchair Van Financing Helps Make Boy's Dream Come True

Posted On
04/01/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

Do you remember when you got your first car? Was it while you were in high school or after you graduated college and got your first job? Whenever it was, you probably did a lot of research on the make and model that was just right for you. Then maybe you determined how much you could spend and considered if you nee...

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Life Is A

Life Is A "Present"

Posted On
01/13/2015
Author
Katie Cummings

Do you know that wise quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Life is journey, not a destination”?  Well, do you remember when you were younger and your family took a road trip and you asked "Are we there yet?" You couldn’t wait to get to wherever it was that you were going. Don't you wish you were ab...

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Your Choice. Your Voice.

Your Choice. Your Voice.

Posted On
10/10/2014
Author
Katie Cummings

Everywhere we turn, someone is trying to sell us the next best thing. Is it the billboard as you are driving down the freeway, an ad in a magazine, or a commercial on the radio? How do you know what is real and who to trust? According to highervisibility.com, a leading SEO Company in the United States, busines...

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