The Evolution of Disabled Transport
From Rod’s first vehicle conversion in 1985, Brotherwood has grown into a market leader in Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles. Brotherwood have been at the forefront of the UK WAV market for over 30 years, establishing higher working standards across the industry to ensure that wheelchair users across the UK benefit from outstanding choice, quality and service.
Wheelchair transportation before Rod Brotherwood’s invention was crude and indiscreet compared to today’s vehicles. With conspicuous raised roofs instead of a lowered floor, a typical example of what was referred to by John Lambert as a ‘Popemobile’ is pictured.