Ramp-related incidents involving wheeled mobility device users during transit bus boarding/alighting.

@article{Frost2015RamprelatedII,
  title={Ramp-related incidents involving wheeled mobility device users during transit bus boarding/alighting.},
  author={Karen Frost and Gina E Bertocci and Craig Smalley},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2015},
  volume={96 5},
  pages={928-33}
}
OBJECTIVES To estimate the prevalence of wheeled mobility device (WhMD) ramp-related incidents while boarding/alighting a public transit bus and to determine whether the frequency of incidents is less when the ramp slope meets the proposed Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) maximum allowable limit of ≤9.5°. DESIGN Observational study. SETTING Community public transportation. PARTICIPANTS WhMD users (N=414) accessing a public transit bus equipped with an instrumented ramp… CONTINUE READING
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