How to restrain a wheelchair safely

It's important to ensure you are using your mobility equipment safely. Learn how to use our restraints to correctly secure a wheelchair in your vehicle.

Watch these helpful videos and learn how to correctly use the Auto Transform Track or Disk Mounted Restraint to secure your wheelchair and patient. For more information, consult our Instruction Manual for track mounted restraints.

If you have any queries about how to use our mobility enhancement products, please get in touch and our friendly team will be happy to help.

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Securing a wheelchair with restraints

Step 1
Place wheelchair central between tie down points on the vehicle floor facing the driving position.
Step 2
Slip wheelchair restraints into disc or into tracking.
Step 3
Fasten belts to ridged frame on wheelchair in all 4 positions.
Step 4
Attach front anchor point to wheelchair and anchor to the floor. (Never cross over the belts).
Step 5
Attach tie down as far apart as possible especially at rear.
Step 6
Tighten tie downs to avoid webbing slackness.
Step 7
Attach pelvis belt (lap belt) to harness and fit across occupant between armrest and backrests, as tight as possible. Pelvis belt should be as low as possible around patient.
Step 8
Attach over shoulder belt across the shoulder right in the centre collar bone. (Optional if supplied).

Unloading a wheelchair from your vehicle

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