Those with mobility limitations have to go places just like everyone else, but there are often more steps to take and more obstacles along the way. It is important for those with disabilities to use handicap parking and to display their handicap tags as state laws require. Here are some products you can buy to make your daily commutes and errands, as well as larger trips, easier and safer.
First, let’s look at some items that will make it more convenient for you to display your handicap tag. It is easy to forget to hang it up in the rear view mirror. Furthermore, handicap tags tend to slip off the mirror, especially as the months go by and the tag becomes less durable. Not only can this result in fines, but it can be embarrassing if people assume you are taking the handicap spot without actually being disabled.
The Handicap Placard Hanger is a J-shaped hook that fits onto the neck of your rear view mirror and makes it much easier to see when you are hanging your placard. You can’t see the back of your rear view mirror from the driver’s seat, and this fact not only adds more seconds to your traveling routine, but also makes it easier to pull and tear your tag. The Handicap Placard Hanger was invented by someone who kept having this same problem himself. Now there is a solution!
Another way to display your handicap tag is the Handi-Card, a sun visor with a place to put your tag. Nothing could be easier. When you finally get to your parking spot, just put your visor down and you’re ready to go.
Both of these products make your traveling safer, because when we are only using the rear view mirror or the dash, we tend to leave the tag there even while driving. This causes needless visual obstruction that can be cumbersome and even dangerous.
Another on-the-go item we sell that will increase your safety is the Folding Safety Flag. On those dark nights out on the town when all the close parking is taken, don’t drive your wheelchair up the entire parking lot without the proper visibility offered by the Folding Safety Flag. Attach it to your chair or scooter and raise the flag only when necessary.
Driving and especially parking often seems to be an intense battle, but you can defeat inconveniences and save time with these products.