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In Pictures: Mobility Roadshow 2007

Photo of the new Trekinetic wheelchair

The star of last year's Mobility Roadshow, Trekinetic's K2 monocoque wheelchair now comes with a steering and braking system for those with a need for speed.

Photo of the interior of the accessible Winnebago

Nirvana Motorhomes were showing the latest, wheelchair accessible luxury Winnebago. The 39ft monster is fitted with hand controls, has all mod cons and requires an HGV licence to drive it.

Photo of a Fry's wheelchair accessible caravan

Fry's Caravans brought along 3 and 4 berth vans which are fully accessible to wheelchair users. The 4-berth model costs just under 20,000.

Photo of Shaan Patel with his winning entry

10-year-old Shaan Patel from Peterborough won the art competition with his Super Whizz Blind Stick for people with vision impairments. It includes an automatic umbrella, satellite navigation and a panic button.

Photo of the Fieldmaster 4 x 4  wheelchair

The Fieldmaster 224 is an all-terrain, 4 x 4 powered chair. A children's version complete with tracking device is also available.

Photo of the yellow Kenguru electric vehicle

New from Hungary, the Kenguru is an electric vehicle that can be driven from a wheelchair. It is small enough to park at right-angles to the kerb and has a range of 25 - 35 miles.

Photo of the accessible, real-time driving simulator

For those wanting to experience vehicle adaptations in a safe environment, DS&P Mobility Electronics setup a real-time driving simulator.

Photo of the TGA Eclipse mobility scooter

TGA have launched a new mobility scooter - the Eclipse - that is very compact and is designed to be dismantled and reassembled with just one hand.

Photo of the Silverwing trike

This motortrike is based on the Honda Silverwing and comes from Trike Design. It is automatic, can be driven by someone with a car licence and will available under the Motability vehicle purchase scheme .

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