Do Not Jump Start Cars

Discussion in 'disABILITIES!' started by AllanJ, Apr 3, 2001.

  1. AllanJ

    AllanJ Mouseketeer

    Oct 26, 1999
    This applies everywhere in the world, not just at Disney World.

    Trying to start a car, you can damage the wheelchair batteries especially gel batteries or batteries smaller than car batteries.

    If you wear down the battery trying to start a car, the weakened battery can cause the wheelchair motors to overheat.

    Well I suppose you can jump start your own car if you know what you are doing and you are headed home where someone else can roll your chair into the house if the battery is dead.

    Your wheelchair is part of you. If some stranger drags you and your chair to his car, that is assault and battery (no pun intended).

    By the way it is rude for someone to lean on your wheelchair too. Just like leaning on someone's shoulder.

    More 24 hour a day 7 day a week tips:

    9/65 Disneyland
    3/75 (World Inn* off I4 near DD)
    4/85 (Kon-Tiki* on 192)
    '80s Disneyland once or twice
    7/94 PORiv (DxL)
    9/97 ASMu
    11/98 ASMu
    12/98 (Knights Inn on 192)
    9/99 ASMo
    12/00 ASSp
    11/01 ASSp planned
    *no longer exists

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