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RESNA, NMEDA to host mini-events

June 29, 2022HME News Staff

ARLINGTON, Va. – RESNA and NMEDA will host in-person mini-events in several cities in July as part of the RESNA Virtual Conference. The events will take place in cities like Dallas, Houston, Phoenix, Seattle and Orlando, allowing attendees to enjoy an evening with AT friends and to connect with local adaptive driving specialists. Registration for the events, which are free, closes July 11. The RESNA Virtual Conference takes place July 13-15.

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RESNA, NMEDA make it official 

May 18, 2022HME News Staff

ARLINGTON, Va. – RESNA has announced that the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association is now a Platinum Premier Corporate Partner. The partnership expands an existing working relationship that the two organizations have had for many years. “We couldn’t be happier to sign an official partnership with RESNA,” said NMEDA CEO Danny Langfield. “The goals of our organizations align themselves extremely well and we are excited to take our work with RESNA to the next...

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NMEDA highlights safety with new listing

December 20, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

TAMPA, Fla. - The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association has published an online listing of vehicle conversions that it has reviewed for compliance with applicable Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards.The listing, available at www.nmeda.com/SafetyReviewedVehicles, helps the association's dealer members and their customers feel confident about their wheelchair accessible vehicles, says Danny Langfield, CEO of NMEDA.“The idea is, let's give manufacturers the opportunity to prove they...

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NMEDA: Check list for wheelchair accessible vehicles

October 24, 2019HME News Staff

TAMPA, Fla. - The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association has launched an online resource designed to help people with disabilities and their caregivers make informed choices when shopping for wheelchair accessible vehicles. The resource, found at www.nmeda.org/SafetyReviewedVehicles, is a listing of vehicle conversions that have been reviewed for compliance to applicable Motor Vehicle Federal Safety Standards by NMEDA's Compliance Review Program engineers. “NMEDA is delighted to be...

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NMEDA plays waiting game for standards

August 23, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

TAMPA, Fla. - The Veterans Mobility Safety Act, a law requiring Veterans Affairs to establish quality and safety standards for adaptive equipment and vehicles, is still “tied up” at the agency, says Danny Langfield, CEO of the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association.Per the act, signed into law in 2016, the VA had one year to establish the standards.“They're past due, which is discouraging, because the law has no effect until it's implemented,” said Langfield. “But...

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NMEDA responds to opponents

June 7, 2016HME News Staff

TAMPA, Fla. - A bill that seeks to standardize how lifts are provided to veterans has been “misinterpreted” by its opponents, according to the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association.One of the main concerns with the bill outlined in a recent letter to lawmakers: that H.R. 3471 “needs a more robust conflict-of-interest provision related to the use of a third-party certification organization for the new safety standards.”“Nowhere in the bill is an organization...

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