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Measuring Your Wheelchair For A Wheelchair Van
When planning to purchase a wheelchair van, you need to first measure the dimensions of both the wheelchair as
well as the person who will be using it. Since both wheelchairs (and people) are all different sizes, measuring
specific sections of each one is a crucial part of the purchase process.
The measurements that need to be taken include the following: (It is also described visually below)
To learn more about how to properly measure a wheelchair for a wheelchair van, ask one of our
highly trained Mobility Consultants at your local Ride-Away
by calling 877-659-9414
- The height from the top of the person's head (when sitting in the wheelchair) to the ground.
- The height from eye level to the ground.
- The width of the wheelchair, from the outside of the wheel's hubs.
- The length of the wheelchair from the back of the rear wheels to the tip of the person's toes (when sitting).