Jim suffered health problems that resulted in him using a wheelchair for mobility. His house was built with three levels, and he needed access to the upper floor for the main living space. Some friends he knew through the tractorbynet.com forum lent a helping hand to lift Jim into his house. DWT follows the same mind, working to encourage and help people with disabilities access tools they need to do the work they love.
Tradesmen with conditions of the spinal cord such as spinal muscular atrophy or traumatic injury rely heavily on assistive technology to accomplish necessary tasks. Mobility around the worksite and accessing the work station are two major barriers to be addressed. Solutions for those working on rough terrain vary from all-terrain power wheelchairs to large 4-wheel-drive pickup trucks to heavy-duty 3-wheel scooters.