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U.S. Access Board to Host Public Briefing on Study on the Possibility of Wheelchair Securement Systems in Passenger Aircraft

August 25, 2021

The U.S. Access Board ordered a study to determine the possibility of equipping aircraft with securement systems so that passengers can remain in their wheelchairs on flights. The Transportation Research Board (TRB), who conducted the study, will release its final report mid-September. The U.S. Access Board will host a public briefing on the final report on September 22 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm (ET).

For more information, please see: U.S. Access Board to Host Public Briefing on Study on the Feasibility of Wheelchair Securement Systems in Passenger Aircraft

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