Kansas Truck Equipment and Kansas Truck Mobility are open for business, but we are closely monitoring the situation. The coronavirus COVID-19 is forcing many companies to shutter their doors and offer alternative ways of servicing their clients. Currently, we are operating during regular business hours and continue to employ a full staff in our Bus, […]
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Recently, Kansas Truck Equipment lost a beloved family member. Richard “Zack” Zackula passed away on September 15, 2018. Along with his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, our staff mourns his loss and cherishes his memory. He was a visionary within the company and a champion for people with disabilities. Looking Back… Zack was just 21-years-old […]
School is back in session. That means buses are tuned up and ready for a new season of daily driving and field trips galore. While your school bus fleet may be in top condition right now, it’s never too soon to plan for old man winter. Review this quick Seven-Point list now and take action […]
Safety and cost are a transportation director’s two most important responsibilities. So a solution like mobile video surveillance from REI on school buses offers long-term benefits that far surpass the short-term cost. 1: Provide a safe environment for Students, Drivers and Monitors A safe environment in student transportation is one that combines responsibility with accountability, […]
Recently the blog Climbing Downhill wrote a great article entitled 10 Things to Know Before Buying a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle. Kansas Truck Mobility is committed to matching our customers with the mobility solutions they need, so we wanted to add a few thoughts on the subject.
2018 is going to be a busy year for service & construction vehicles. We want to offer a great way to make sure you don’t lose out on opportunities because your commercial van and truck equipment is disorganized.
Do you use the ABLE Savings program? Designed to allow people to save for qualified disability expenses without affecting eligibility for other programs such as SSI or Medicaid, this program will see some changes from the major tax changes implemented recently. Among eligible expenses are assistive technology and transportation, so it is important to keep […]
Winter months are a popular time for getting out of town. Whether it’s to see distant friends or relatives or to get to warmer weather, even if just for a day, we want to help you with some thoughts and even some recommendations that you might not have considered before.
There are many decisions to be made when determining accessible transportation. We’ve discussed side entry vs. rear entry as well as adaptive seating. Van conversions, as the name implies, means taking a van like you’d find in a car dealer’s showroom and either modifying the vehicle with add-on equipment or re-manufacturing it all together. BraunAbility […]
Adaptive Vehicles Also known as adapted vehicles, these are vehicles that modified to allow for operation of a vehicle by a person with limited mobility. The industry’s terminology can be confusing. Adaptive vehicles may also refer to a converted vehicle or one that has been re-manufactured for highway safety and full independent access for entering/exiting […]