These Tank Wheelchair Things Are The Ultimate In Mobility

These electric tank-wheelchair things made by Der Ziesel (yes, that is also the most German name I have ever heard) are definitely not the first tank-wheelchair things ever made, but I don't care. Everyone needs a tank-wheelchair thing, regardless of mobility. » 8/06/14 10:38am 8/06/14 10:38am

​We Must Do Something Amazing With These Tank-Treaded Wheelchairs

Few things are more cathartic than searching the word "project" on Craigslist at 1 AM. That's how I found this spectacular pair of electric "Droid" wheelchairs that are just begging to be used for some kind of hoontastic debauchery. And they're cheap. » 7/26/14 10:34am 7/26/14 10:34am

Watch An Electric Wheelchair Rider Take The Freeway Exit

The people who make electric scooters like to advertise how they can take their elderly riders anywhere. There's probably a fine-print exemption to "anywhere" that includes the shoulders of busy freeways. This owner did not read the fine print. » 1/07/11 10:30am 1/07/11 10:30am

Is A Motorized Wheelchair Operator A Pedestrian Or A Driver?

After a 59-year-old man died in a collision between his scooter and a motorized wheelchair, police in St. Petersburg, Fla., have to decide whether the wheelchair's operator was a pedestrian or a driver; if he's driving, he could face charges. » 12/02/10 1:30pm 12/02/10 1:30pm

Rodem M-1: Japanese Wheelchair Of The Future

A wheelchair? On Jalopnik? Yes, because not only do we all get old and still have a need for some sweet wheels, but the Rodem M-1 has a cleaner front end than anything currently in the Acura lineup. » 9/02/09 4:00pm 9/02/09 4:00pm

Wheelchair Uses Lasers To Automatically Dock In Van

Researchers at Lehigh University are developing a way to make it easier for wheelchair-bound individuals to dock a wheelchair in the back of a minivan. The system utilizes lasers and radio frequency technology to automatically guide a wheelchair onto the forklift-style platform that is in the rear of the van. This is… » 5/06/08 1:00pm 5/06/08 1:00pm