Angela back in the driving seat, pictured with Derby DrivAbility Assessors Jane and Jenny (right) and Bill Paine, Des Gosling Mobility Limited.
Angela Yates, aged 44 from Swadlincote, is a passionate driver who is independently mobile again thanks to the guidance of the Driving Mobility assessment centre in Derby.
Accredited by the national charity Driving Mobility, Derby DrivAbility is located in a modern custom-built centre and operates within the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS [...]
The new 5 Way Remote Control Device from Guiodsimplex has just arrived and we think it's a great alternative to the Lodgesons keypad, especially if you are on a budget. Check out the video below to see how it works!
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Motabilitys One Big Day event at the NEC is nearly here and we are getting excited! Our cars are already at the event and we are practising our best smiles ready to meet everyone there.
We are very lucky to have been invited onto both the Guidosimplex and Jeff Gosling Hand Control Stalls. Why not pop over and say hello!
We are very pleased to announce the launch of our new Facebook page. On here we aim to keep you updated on the latest adaptations, information about our products and some of what we get up to on a day to day basis. Please like, share and follow!
We are delighted to have been invited by Sandicliffe Nottingham to demonstrate some of our fitted adaptations at their Motability event. This will take place on the 19th of June at the Sandicliffe Kia Nottingham branch,1 Vernon Rd, Nottingham NG6 0AA. Alan will be there with our Golf, fitted out with Swivel seats (a Carony and a Turny manual), two types of boot hoist and a Guidosimplex Over ring accelerator and push away brake. Why not come along to have a chat and find out more!
We are very pleased to have been invited to join the Driving Assessment Open Day for healthcare professionals and members of the general public, hosted by Derby DrivAbility. This event will be held on the 22nd of May at the new Derby DrivAbility building from 11.00 – 18.00 and showcase adaptations and driving solutions. We will be demonstrating the adaptations in our Ford Grand C-Max and our VW Golf so why not come along and find out more?
As of the 2nd of April, leading supplier of vehicle adaptation solutions Autoadapt / Unwin / Martec has changed its name to BraunAbility. We wish them every continuing success under their new umbrella name.
We are very pleased to add a Ford Kuga to our demonstration fleet.
Fitted with £15,000 worth of adaptations, this car can demonstrate ease of access to both the passenger and the driver’s side with its Turny Evo seats and has a 80kg boot hoist.
The Turny Evo is a seat lift that moves the car seat completely outside the vehicle and lowers it down to your desired level. This makes it easier for you to sit down or transfer from a wheelchair. Once you're seated, push a button and the Turny Evo [...]
We had this beautiful Audi R8 into the workshop last week for some adaptations. We fitted a Push/Pull, Brake/Accelerator with indicator switch to enable the owner to drive it with ease without the use of their legs.
These driving adaptations can be fitted to most cars, even the more sporty ones! Call us to find out more......
It was also the perfect yellow to compliment our sill protectors!
The compact Minimo Autofold from TGA Mobility has just arrived at our workshop, and is ready for demonstrations. The Minimo Autofold has all the benefits of the Minimo Plus 4 but delivers automated powered folding in one simple movement.
By swiping the control fob on the control panel while pressing the foot pedal to start the automated folding, the need for bending down is eliminated. This not only maximises convenience but reduces the risk of back inju [...]