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Flexible hire service launched for accessible minibuses

A Dorset based vehicle hire specialist has launched a new short to midterm hire service for organisations that need fully equipped accessible minibuses for the transportation of disabled or elderly passengers.

Ron Bray, mini bus account manager at Abacus, said that the company has identified a need for the specialist vehicles to be available for schools and charities with contracts starting from just a week hire period or longer leasing up to 5 years.

“We now operate two low floors Peugeot Accessible Minibuses built with the flexibility to carry 16 passenger plus driver or a combination of wheelchairs and passenger. We are adding a further two accessible buses, one a Mercedes and the other a Renault Trafic, to meet demand,” said Ron Bray. “Our own body shop is to carry out the full bespoke conversions. “

Complete from-chassis-up designs with the primary focus on safety and accessibility, including the latest in wheelchair lift technology, as a member of RoSPA (Royal Society of the Prevention of Accidents) are offered. When required the company has incorporated fittings such as tables, quick release blinds, storage boxes, microwave and links for TV, DVD and wi-fi computer facilities can make the best use of space.

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  • Patriot - 11/01/2011 17:20

    A splendid idea! Well done for spotting the business opportunity and I wish you every success with it. Regards.

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