Ride on escalator with manual wheelchair

A technique that shows how wheelchair users who have strong arms can ride on escalators independently

User drives onto escalator
User drives onto escalator

Description
The user drives up to the escalator, bends forward and holds on to the railing with one hand. When the rear wheels are standing on one step and the front wheels on the step above he holds on with both hands on the railing. When he rides down escalators he rides facing backwards.

This tip is from 2008

User holds on with one hand on railing
User holds on with one hand on railing
User holds on with both hands
User holds on with both hands
User drives off the escalator
User drives off the escalator

Tipsare: Jocke

Jocke is living in a house, he is working part time. He was injured in 1987 and has a low paraplegia (TH 11-12). He does not have any assistance.