WAVs – Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles start out life as a standard vehicle and then a specialist conversion company makes a number of structural alterations to allow a wheelchair user to access and remain in their wheelchair – as a driver or passenger.
These vehicles are not supplied through the standard Motability dealer network. They are only supplied through the converters themselves.
But does your customer need a WAV or not?
If your customer can transfer out of their wheelchair without too much discomfort and effort then a standard car fitted with adaptations could be the answer.
Adaptations may include:
But we don’t expect you to know the answer to this question! We are always here to talk to your customer and, if necessary, arrange a demonstration and an assessment to ensure they get the right vehicle from you at the very outset.