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DOT proposes strengthening travel safety for wheelchair users 

March 5, 2024HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation on Feb. 28 published a notice of proposed rulemaking to strengthen its rule implementing the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) to ensure passengers who use wheelchair can travel safely and with dignity. The proposed rule – “Safe and Accessible Air Travel” – would require that airlines do better in accommodating passengers with disabilities by setting new standards for prompt, safe, and dignified assistance; mandating enhanced...

travel safety, United Spinal Association, Wheelchair

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