Wheeliz Startup Is The Uber Alternative For People With Disabilities

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    A new startup called Wheeliz aims to provide Uber-like services, but it targets a specific audience: people with disabilities, who need wheelchair adapted cars.

    Charlotte de Vilmorin, from Paris, has spent her entire life in a wheelchair, and faced a real struggle with transportation. Earlier this year, she visited Florida and found it very difficult to find a car specifically adapted for people with disabilities. When she eventually managed to find a suitable vehicle to rent, she realized that it cost a small fortune: the car cost roughly $1,000 to rent for 10 days.

    "It's very difficult to get around when you are in a wheelchair, because public transportation is not accessible," explains the woman, as cited by Mashable. "You can't just grab a cab or rent a regular car."

    Read More: http://www.techtimes.com/articles/9...eer-to-peer-wheelchair-adapted-car-rental.htm

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