Consumer Resources

Information for individuals or the family of individuals who use wheelchairs


The Ride Safe Brochure



How Safe is Your Wheelchair?

A Guide to Wheelchair Selection:  How to Use the ANSI/RESNA Standards to Buy a Wheelchair

An up-to-date list of crash-tested wheelchair, seating & WTORS products along with links to some manufacturers' homepage.

Safety Tip Sheets

Safety best practice recommendations are provided for individuals who plan to drive or ride in a personal vehicle while seated in their wheelchair here

Have technical questions or feedback about the safety tip sheets? Contact Nichole Orton at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).

Advocacy and System Change

"Education Pages" to print out for yourself or others:

Other Information Resources