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The History of Wheelchairs – From Ancient Tools to Electric Scooters

Wheelchair history

Mankind has been making use of wheelchairs to assist people living with disabilities for thousands of years. And from the very first attempts, nothing more than re-purposed wheelbarrows really, through to the electric wheelchairs of today and the incredible inventions still to come, wheelchair designs and technology have certainly come a long way. In the […]

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Trike insurance for disabled riders

Stable, safe and yet exhilarating, trikes are great vehicles for disabled riders. However, many insurance companies don’t have policies to suit. Chartwell Insurance, a completely independent insurance broker that offers a specialist, caring service for disabled customers, offer a competitive trike insurance quote tailored to suit the individual. Chartwell Insurance can cover any trike, including […]

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Inspired by the London 2012 Paralympics?

The London 2012 Paralympics raised the country’s awareness of the quality of competitive sport amongst disabled athletes. All around the globe people embraced the achievements of the highly skilled contestants and were introduced to new sporting personalities and new sports. The games served to inspire budding sportspeople in the disabled community, to show them just […]

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Adapted vehicle insurance problems?

You’ve only got to turn on the TV to be bombarded with adverts for various insurance comparison websites. The problem with these sites is that they are designed to be useful for as many people as possible and they’re not good at coping with anything outside the norm. This is especially frustrating for disabled people […]

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Who can get a blue badge? – The blue badge FAQ

Where blue disabled parking badge holders can park and who is eligible can be confusing, and failure to follow the rules can result in parking fines or having your badge withdrawn. To help you get to grips with what a blue badge is, who can have one and how to use it, we’ve put together […]

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