Trekinetic crash testing
London
based allterrain wheelchair manufacturer Trekinetic has announced that it has successfully crash tested its powered GTE wheelchair in line with ISO 717619.

Trekinetic GTE customers can now choose to stay in their chairs whilst travelling in a wheelchair accessible vehicle (WAV) providing they have the appropriate tie downs and Trekinetic 5Point Vehicle Restraint option configured at point of order. This option is already available on the Trekinetic K2 wheelchair.

Unusually for an allterrain wheelchair, the Trekinetic GTE is small and light enough to fit into most regular vehicles, however some users are unable to easily transfer in and out of their chairs for travel and therefore require a WAV.

Trekinetic have advised that the kit will be available on new GTE configurations shortly and they will be able to retrofit the kit to older chairs in some cases.

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Ed Spindle, Commercial Director at Trekinetic commented, We value the safety of our customers above all else, so are delighted that are customers can now safely use their GTE as a seat in a  wheelchair accessible vehicle.

Unlike most conventional wheelchair manufacturers, Trekinetic use a carbon fibre monocoque chassis which saves on weight whilst providing an incredibly strong frame.

As part of a number of new developments from the British firm, Trekinetic have recently improved the technology used in producing its unique seats which has helped to ensure they pass the rigorous testing associated with the ISO 717619 standard.

The supplier claims to use cutting edge materials as well as innovative ways to cement its position as a thought leader in the mobility industry. Last year, family-run assistive equipment specialist Recare announced that it was the first Trekinetic wheelchair distributor globally to have been awarded ‘Elite’ status.

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