Hi all, Mum is 8 years into PD, and getting her in and out of our Fiat Panda from/to her wheelchair is getting hazardous. I've looked at other options, and think that, given Mum's particular mobility difficulties, a modified van-type vehicle with lowered floor and a ramp would be the best thing for us. I'm 60, but still find it very manageable to push her around in the wheelchair.
She has a Blue Badge, but the vehicle would not be solely used in ferrying her about, it would be my daily vehicle as well.
I live at 1200 feet, and Mum lives in a care home 7 miles away. I find our Fiat Panda 4x4 very useful in winter, but I suppose a modified 4x4 is unlikely if not very expensive?
Has anyone any hints/tips/comments about such a vehicle please? Is insurance (I'm the driver) easy to obtain, is it swingeingly expensive? Are there any DVLC implications?
Any thoughts welcome, thank you.