While wheelchair securement practices are based heavily on the type of equipment used and the manufacturer, there are some common best practices. This section also contains guidance about securement of other mobility devices, such as scooters.
101 Webinar Series: ADA and Rural Transportation
2 The Point Training Cards and eLearning
ADA Toolkit and ADA Section of Transit Manager's Toolkit
eLearning Wheelchair Securement and Lifts eLearning Training Videos
Oversized Wheeled Mobility Devices Technical Brief
START Safety Training and Rural Transit
FTA Office of Civil Rights Questions and Answers Concerning Wheelchairs and Bus and Rail Service
CALACT's Mobility Device Access and Securement: Standards and Wheelchair Marking and Tether Strap Programs
CTAA's COVID-19 Wheelchair Securement Best Practices
Kansas RTAP Fact Sheets - In the Spotlight: Wheelchair Securement, Wheelchair Securement: Where Art Meets Science, Wheelchairs and Other Mobility Devices on Public and Private Transportation
NADTC's ADA Training Program for Motorcoach Companies: Self-Study Guide
TRB IDEA's Independent Wheelchair Securement
TRB TCRP's Use of Mobility Devices on Paratransit Vehicles and Buses
University of Louisville's Wheelchair Tiedown and Occupant Restraint Practices in Paratransit Vehicles
University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute Ride Safe Brochure and Educational Toolbox.
CTAA's Passenger Assistance Safety and Sensitivity (PASS) Trainer and Driver Certification - includes training on wheelchair securement
OATS, Inc.'s Training Videos for Securing a Wheelchair in a Mini-Bus
University of Massachusetts Medical School Department of Developmental Services (DDS) and the Center for Developmental Disabilities Evaluation and Research Safe Transportation of People in Wheelchairs
University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute's Wheelchair Securement System Videos
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Updated June 29, 2020
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