"Vehicles are getting bigger and wheelchairs are getting smaller. As wheelchair accessibility improves, the risks for wheelchair users get larger."
Wheelchair safety is an important topic which is rarely discussed even amongst wheelchair users.
Many drivers pay little attention to wheelchair users and everyday in the USA and Europe there are accidents involving a wheelchair and a vehicle. A German study showed that by age 24, five percent of wheelchair users were involved in a collision with a vehicle, cycle or pedestrian. It is no surprise that most wheelchair fatalities occur at night. Yet few wheelchair users bother to use lights. Why? Most lights are made for cycles. Lights are heavy, bulky and ugly.
Med Services Europe has announced the launch of an innovative light especially designed for manual wheelchair users. Wheelchair wUnderGlow (www.newdisability.com/wheelchairlights.htm) is a unique wheelchair light, with several novel features:
About Med Services Europe - (www.medserviceseurope.com) Med Services Europe designs and distributes innovative wheelchair accessories under the brand name RehaDesign (www.newdisability.com) to wheelchair dealers world-wide and sells wheelchair products directly to wheelchair users since 2004.
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