Comments on: Return of the Disabled Travelers News Round-Up: January /1/blog/2011/01/07/return-of-the-disabled-travelers-news-round-up-january/ Interesting information, reviews, and pictures in the world of accessible travel... Thu, 29 Dec 2011 22:09:44 +0000 hourly 1 By: william stoddard /1/blog/2011/01/07/return-of-the-disabled-travelers-news-round-up-january/comment-page-1/#comment-11069 Wed, 09 Feb 2011 20:23:51 +0000 /1/blog/?p=905#comment-11069 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 9 , 2011



PARAQUAD AUTOMOBILITY and HINCKLEASE, INC., Salt Lake City, Utah, made a joint press release today announcing the availability of WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE DODGE & CHRYSLER MINI-VANS at THRIFTY CAR RENTAL, DOLLAR RENT-A-CAR and PAYLESS CAR RENTAL facilities in several major cities across the nation. Select Rental Agencies are currently offering these specialized units in Salt Lake City, Denver, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Austin , and Panama City Beach. Hinckley’s leasing and fleet management company specializes in providing vehicles to car rental operators in almost all 50 states. Said Brian Baker, V.P. HINCKLEASE, “This innovative financing collaboration is the first of its kind to provide a means to the car rental industry for easy entry into the expanding marketplace for specialized rental vehicles, and to address the needs of disabled traveler”. Added Bill Stoddard, Pres., ParaQuad, “In Utah alone we have over 180,000 handicapped registered vehicles being driven by, or for, disabled individuals, that’s close to 15% of all consumer vehicles registered in this state. Project Utah’s driving disabled numbers across the rest of the country, and suddenly we’re talking about a huge number of travelers who both need, and deserve, to have access to the same mobility and ease of travel that has historically been available only to the able-bodied”. Hincklease and ParaQuad AutoMobility, exclusively represent the 40 year old Savage, MN, wheelchair van conversion manufacturer, ROLLX VANS, within the car rental industry, and shaped the three way partnership that provides these fully automated, lowered floor, wheel chair accessible mini-vans with Hand- Controls to the daily car rental industry. Rental Agencies initially offering these specialized units are THRIFTY CAR RENTAL, Salt Lake City, UT, PAYLESS CAR RENTAL Denver, CO, PAYLESS CAR RENTAL, Phoenix, AZ, PAYLESS CAR RENTAL, Las Vegas, NV, THRIFTY & DOLLAR RENT-A-CAR, Austin & Killeen, TX, and DOLLAR RENT-A-CAR & THRIFTY CAR RENTAL in Panama City Beach, FL.
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