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Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle films

Choosing a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV) is a big decision. We want to help you find a vehicle that will meet your needs now and in the future. Our videos will help you to see if a WAV would be the best solution for yours and your family's needs.

What is a WAV?


Find out about the types and sizes of WAVs available and what to think about when choosing a vehicle.

How a WAV is converted


WAV suppliers need to make significant conversions to the original vehicle to allow the wheelchair user access and safe travel. This film shows the WAV conversion process.

What to expect if you choose a WAV


Advice on things to think about to help make your decision and what to expect when moving over to a WAV.

Accessing a WAV


Your ability to get into the WAV via a ramp or lift and tie-downs that your carer can operate are among the most critical factors of a WAV.

Things to consider


Our customers share key things to discuss with a WAV supplier to find the right vehicle for your needs.

Making a decision


How home demonstrations and test drives helped our three families make the right decision.

Top 10 tips when choosing a WAV


Listen to our top tips for choosing the most suitable WAV for your needs.

Sophie's Story


New customer Sophie shares her experiences of leasing a WAV for the first time.

Other Options

If you can transfer out of a wheelchair without too much trouble or discomfort, you may find that a standard car fitted with adaptations suits you better than a WAV.

Adaptations are designed to make your driving or travelling experience as comfortable as possible. If you need help accessing a car, a person hoist could be an alternative option for you to consider

A steer in the right direction 


Watch our full 16-minute video of three families as they search for a suitable WAV for their needs.