making an SUV accessible to small people
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making an SUV accessible to small people

I had to buy a bigger vehicle to fit all of my kids in comfortably. When I was looking for a new vehicle, I knew that I had to get something that sits higher off the ground than a van, but knew that it would be difficult for myself and my younger children to get up into. I narrowed my list of potential vehicles down to three and started looking for accessories that I could use to make it possible for all of us to get in easily. Visit my blog to find out what we have done to our new SUV to make it more accessible and comfortable for the entire family.

making an SUV accessible to small people

  • Four Scenarios Where You May Need An Oversized Vehicle Permit

    24 June 2017

    Oversized vehicle permits serve very specific purposes. If you are told that you need such a permit, it means that your commercial vehicle cannot operate on the roadways without it. If you or your drivers are caught without such a permit, the fines are quite astronomical. Here are some scenarios where you may need the permit: The Load You Are Hauling Exceeds D.O.T. Weight Restrictions Every state's Department of Transportation sets its own weight restrictions for commercial trucking and large vehicles.

  • Getting Your Child Started In Motocross

    28 July 2015

    Supercross -- these acrobatic riders can certainly entertain a crowd. Now, your child has fallen under the spell of these high-flying bikes and is asking you if they can try their hands at this wild and wooly sport. Your first inclination is probably to say no, but believe it or not, thousands of small children participate in the milder version of this sport -- motocross -- safely each year. If your child is expressing an interest in racing dirt bikes, you may be wondering what exactly you will need to purchase.

  • Ladies: 3 Good Reasons Why Right Now Is The Time To Fulfill Your Dream Of Buying A Semi Truck

    4 June 2015

    Are you a woman who is considering becoming the owner of your very own semi truck? Have you spent a long time dreaming about leaving your current job and spending your days driving across the country, enjoying the scenery and the freedom of the wide, open road? If so, read on for 3 very good reasons why right now is the time to take that leap and buy a semi truck.

  • Don't Get Stuck With A Lemon: What To Look Out For When Buying A Used Turbocharged Car

    3 June 2015

    Turbocharged cars are a lot of fun. All things being equal, they make far more power than their naturally aspirated counterparts, especially when it comes to low-end and mid-range torque. However, the problem with any high-performance car is the possibility that it was driven into the ground by its previous owner. Here's how to gauge the condition of your next used car before you make a purchase, with an emphasis on issues to look for with turbocharger systems.

  • How Should You Repair Or Replace The Windshield On An All-Aluminum Vehicle?

    1 June 2015

    If you've recently made the switch from a car or truck with a steel body to one with an all-aluminum body, you're likely already enjoying some of the benefits -- including increased fuel economy and safer crash test ratings. However, one difference you may not have considered comes into play if you develop chips or cracks in your vehicle's windshield or other window glass. Because aluminum tends to chemically react to outside elements far more easily than steel, it's important for technicians to be able to make repairs and replacements to your auto glass without altering the chemical composition of the aluminum surrounding the glass.