For some people living with mobility issues, they may need support getting in and out of a vehicle. Transit wheelchairs from Complete Care Shop are built with comfort and durability in mind, as well as weight, in order to safely transport individuals. Our lightweight wheelchairs used for transit are suitable for users that require being lifted in and out of a vehicle. With long reach brakes and puncture proof wheels, the user will be secure and safe during transit. We also have bariatric wheelchairs suited for heavier users.
During travel, there may not be room for an individual to stay in their wheelchair, so a folding transit chair is better suited. Once the individual is safely in the vehicle, the wheelchair can be quickly and easily folded for compact and secure storage. Many of our models fold to an almost flat shape, reducing the amount of space it takes up.
Did you know you can get a home wheelchair assessment and free expert product advice from Complete Care Shop? Our wheelchair specialists have an unparalleled knowledge of our range, so they’re in the perfect position to help you find a wheelchair that fits your needs. If you’re considering a transit wheelchair, make use of our assessment service.
At Complete Care Shop, we’re determined to help and support you towards increased independence every day. With an excellent rating on Trustpilot, it’s clear that we’re a reliable supplier of high-quality transit wheelchairs. If you have any questions about our wheelchairs, don’t hesitate to contact our Expert Advice Service for help.
Frequently asked questions about transit wheelchairs
A transit wheelchair is a lightweight, foldable wheelchair designed to make it easier to get around in public transportation settings, such as buses, planes and trains. Also called transport wheelchairs, these wheelchairs are typically made of lightweight aluminium and have a folding frame or collapsible back. They are also designed to fit easily into the aisle of a bus or train.
Transit wheelchairs offer help for moving someone with mobility issues around either inside or outside. Usually any individual with a medical condition that means they have difficulty walking, and perhaps also struggle to propel themselves in a manual wheelchair, could benefit from using a transit wheelchair that is attendant propelled.
It's important to make sure you choose the right-sized wheelchair for your needs. Please double-check the product specifications to make sure it's right for you and refer to out wheelchair sizing guide.
Yes, many transit wheelchairs come with a handy carry bag that makes it easier to carry and store.