When modifying a wheelchair van, it is important that the correct measurements of the person in the wheelchair be taken. This will ensure that the correct modifications are done on your adaptive vehicle.
When planning to purchase a wheelchair van, you need to first measure the dimensions of both the wheelchair as well as the person who will be using it. Since both wheelchairs (and people) are all different sizes, measuring specific sections of each one is a crucial part of the purchase process.
The measurements that need to be taken include the following: (It is also described visually below)