Securing the wheelchair during transfers to and from the car

A simple strap can prevent the wheelchair from sliding away when transferring to and from the car

Wheelchair secured with strap, metal hook sits on wheelchair grip ring
Wheelchair secured with strap, metal hook sits on wheelchair grip ring

Description
A strap with a metal hook is attached under the driver’s seat. The user can attach the wheelchair to the car with the strap so it does not roll or slide away during transfers. Slide the strap around the wheelchair frame and place the hook in the grip ring.

Users comments
Securing the wheelchair is especially important on slippery surfaces or when parked on a slope.

Made by
Car modification company

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This tip is from 2007

Securing wheelchair with strap
Securing wheelchair with strap
User places the strap's metal hook on the drive ring
User places the strap's metal hook on the drive ring
Strap on floor by passenger seat
Strap on floor by passenger seat

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Transfer from the wheelchair to the car
Transfer from the wheelchair to the car
Technique for people with impaired balance and impaired arm/hand function.

Tipsare: Anonym 4

The person lives in an apartment. He is working and studying full time. He was injured in 2003 and has a tetraplegia (C6). He has personal assistance 1-3 hours a day.