Driving from your wheelchair

If you are a wheelchair user and you would like to drive, Sirus are the UK’s leading converter of drive from wheelchair vehicles.  Since we began in 2004, we have worked with thousands of drive from wheelchair customers, providing freedom and independence. Our bespoke adaptations service ensures your drive from wheelchair vehicle is perfectly suited to you.

(Pictured here, our Ford Drive X).

Drive from wheelchair

Drive from the comfort of your own wheelchair

Sirus Ford Drive/Upfront

Our Ford Drive/Upfront is based on the Ford Grand Tourneo Connect and gives you total flexibility. The side access design enables you to drive from your wheelchair or travel upfront next to the driver, with the option to switch places at any time.

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All New Sirus Caddy 5

The latest fifth-generation version of the Volkswagen Caddy Life has arrived.

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Sirus Ford Drive X

NEW VEHICLE LAUNCH - Our latest drive from wheelchair vehicle is ergonomically designed to create Ford's driving position for optimum vision and comfort. Includes space for up to six people with a multitude of seating options.

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Sirus VW Drive

The Sirus VW Drive enables you to drive from the comfort of your wheelchair, eliminating the need to transfer. The rear ramp and tailgate are fully automatic and open at the touch of a button, giving you complete independence.

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The benefits of a drive from wheelchair vehicle

 

 

You have complete independence

Our conversions are designed so you can get in and out of the vehicle safely and unassisted.

You do not have to transfer

Although this is an option we do provide, it may not be for you. If you do not have the ability to transfer unassisted, or just prefer to save your energy, this is the right solution for you.

You no longer have to travel in the back

We meet many customers who really struggle with travelling in the rear of a vehicle. Often sitting on the rear axle, this can be an extremely bumpy ride which can be very uncomfortable, unsociable and can cause travel sickness.

The Motability Scheme

The majority of our customers use the Motability Scheme, the largest scheme for disabled people in Europe. A not-for-profit organisation, it provides help and funding towards cars, car adaptations, wheelchair accessible vehicles, driving adaptations, powered wheelchairs and scooters. If you receive Higher Rate Disability Living Allowance (DLA) or Personal Independence Payment (PIP) you are entitled to use the Scheme.

Motability Five Year Lease

Wheelchair accessible vehicles are available on a minimum five-year lease. Your agreement includes insurance, breakdown assistance, servicing and maintenance. With any wheelchair accessible vehicle there is an upfront payment which will have to be made, followed by your monthly DLA or PIP.

Motability Grants

Many of our customers apply to Motability for a grant and receive help towards the Advance Payment as well as any adaptations required. We can help you through this process, giving you help and advice throughout your journey with us. Speak to our mobility specialists for more advice.

Hear from some of our customers…

Here are some quotes from our existing drive from wheelchair customers. You can read more on our customer feedback page.

“This car is my life, it gave me freedom and I could not have asked for anything better”. Norman.

I’m getting so much more confident at driving every day, it’s lovely to have my freedom again”. Kerry.

“Driving not only gives me mobility and independence but appears to be having a positive psychological effect too, allowing me to focus on what I can do, as opposed to what I can’t!” Catherine. Read more.

“I would like to say a big thank you to Sirus for giving me my new-found independence, my car is my best friend, it’s always there and always ready.” William.

“Learning to drive is probably the single best thing I have ever done as it has given me independence and the freedom to live my life”. David. Read more.