Wheelchair Transportation: Safety Trends

June 2009
PN;Jun2009, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p78
Trade Publication
The article provides information on developments in wheelchair transportation safety in the U.S. It states that the rear-facing wheelchair passenger station (RF-WPS) enables independence for wheelchair riders and faster boarding. Moreover, the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Wheelchair Transportation Safety (RERC WTS) is developing ideas for occupant-protection systems to improve seatbelt systems for frontal crash protection.


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