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Blog 2017

Child Safe Seats for Station Wagons

December 11, 2017

As children get older and outgrow their safety seat or booster seat, families need to make sure that their station wagons have approved child safe seats to accommodate them, to meet the child restraint laws in South Australia. Child restraint laws in South Australia require all children under the age of 16 years old to be restrained in approved seating when travelling in motor vehicles…

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Vehicle Modification for Extra Seating for Family Holiday Trips

December 4, 2017

Road trips are great with the family, as these provide memorable opportunities to bond together while seeing new sites and exploring the open roads across the country, such as experiencing the stunning views along the Great Ocean Road. Some of the most popular family Holiday road trips include the most beautiful regions in Victoria that are linked by the South East Touring Triangle, such as the Mornington Peninsula, Phillip Island, the Yarra Valley, and the Dandenong Ranges…

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Pets Deserve Utmost Care with Quality-Custom Made Cargo Barriers

November 15, 2017

Do you have a furry friend that likes to go on rides in the back of your truck, van or car? If you do, then you might be in the market for a special-made cargo barrier. When you haul your furry buddy, be it a large dog or a crated kitty, you don't want them to be in the same area as whatever cargo you are carrying…

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More Kids Mean More Extra Seating Needs for Your Station Wagon

November 1, 2017

With a growing family, everything gets a little bit tougher. Your budget gets a little tighter, your house feels a little smaller, and suddenly even your car or van isn't big enough. In each of these instances, you have to make do and do the best that you can. Some people buy a bigger house or purchase a second car…

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Why Electricians and Plumbers Need Van Fitouts.

October 23, 2017

Being a professional plumber or electrician means that you always have to be prepared. Your job is to be there when customers need you in order to assess, address, and solve their problems. A big part of being prepared is carrying everything that your job needs while you are on the go…

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How Customised Vehicles Can Help the Handicap and Paralyzed

October 9, 2017

Adults and children who are dependent on wheelchairs need to get around just like everyone else. That is why there are many customised vehicles on the market that are designed to help the handicap and those paralyzed to have an adequate and reliable means of transportation. While there are definitely some expensive vehicles available that can comfortably accommodate wheelchairs, it may not be necessary to purchase a new vehicle…

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Reasons Why Custom Vehicle Fitouts are perfect for Tradies

September 27, 2017

Thanks to all the hardworking tradies, Victoria is known as a modern, well developed place to live. Tradespeople from all types of industries are here, working and providing necessary services to the public and private sectors, with the help of their vehicles, all type of work is being done. That is why custom vehicle fitouts are perfect for tradies because they can use all the help they can get to organise tools and maximise the space in their vehicles…

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The Importance of Following Safety Measures When Doing Vehicle Custom Fitouts

September 14, 2017

A custom vehicle fitout is the ideal means to get more functionality out of your car, truck, van, or mini bus, that’s because stock vehicles often do not meet the specific needs of vehicle owners. For example, by adding extra seats you can carry more passengers. Also, vehicles used to deliver products and services can have their unused seats removed, freeing up space to carry more cargo, tools, equipment, or products…

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Disasters without Cargo Barriers

August 28, 2017

Automobiles have been more than helpful to all types of businesses and individuals, to not only get around, but as a handy means to transport all types of cargo, passengers, and even animals such as pets. While most vehicles have more space available than others, driving with unsecured or unsegregated cargo can be a hazard, especially when unforeseen occurrences happen on the road, and when the vehicle is in motion…

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Tips for Buying a Wheelchair Accessible Van

August 18, 2017

If you are personally in the market for a wheelchair accessible van, whether for yourself, for a friend or a family member, there are some things you should know before you make a final decision. There are many wheelchair accessible vans for sale today, with a variety of different configurations and features available that you should know about to help you make the best informed decision. The most important thing to consider when looking for a wheelchair accessible van is whether it can meet your changing needs…

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Benefits of Rotating Air Vents for Vans

July 26, 2017

Vans typically require more upkeep than other types of vehicles because of their larger size. This is especially true if they are used often for commuting with passengers, as debris such as garbage from foods can easily get into the nooks and crannies of seating and go unnoticed for days. Before you realize it, odours can develop if air circulation is poor because stale air promotes the development of unwanted odours…

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Vehicle Modification Specialist in Melbourne: What Jamieson Autofit Can Do for You

July 14, 2017

There are times when a vehicle modification is a necessity, to meet the demands of it’s owner, and when this is the case, finding a vehicle modification specialist in Melbourne is needed. Here at Jamieson Auto Fit, we can make any modification to your vehicle that you need, from minor alterations to vehicle conversions, such as seat modifications, creating additional interior space, installing storage solutions, and even wheelchair conversion for vans and minibuses…

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Ricon Remote Controlled Wheelchair Lifts and Its Benefits

June 28, 2017

If you are interested in converting your van or a minibus into a wheelchair accessible vehicle, then you will be happy to know that Jamieson Auto Fit offers reliable wheelchair conversion service in Victoria. Surprisingly, wheelchair conversion is easier and more affordable than ever, with quality brand Ricon remote controlled wheelchair lifts…

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Cargo Barriers Can Provide Ultimate Protection

June 16, 2017

Typically, most new vehicles do not address all of the needs of their new owners. Thankfully, through professional vehicle customisation, vehicle owners can make alterations that best accommodate their needs, for example, seating can be added, removed or altered, practical racking and shelving can be installed, alterations can be made to accommodate wheelchairs, and cargo barriers added to provide greater protection for passengers, pets, and cargo…

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Why Public Transports Must Have Wheelchair Lifts

May 25, 2017

The government policies and programs have made it a top priority to ensure that all Victorians have access to public transport, so that everyone can contribute to their communities and achieve their potential. Progress made over the last few years to upgrade public buses and bus stops to accommodate wheelchair ramps and lifts are seen everywhere…

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Choose Budget Seats for Comfort to Accommodate Extra Large Passengers

May 11, 2017

One of the peeves of traveling in most types of vehicles today is when you are unable to sit comfortably. This can happen with a narrow or smaller than average seat that prevents you from getting comfortable, especially during long-distance travel, it can become torturous, to say the least. Ease and comfort should be prioritised in regards to vehicle seating, altered if necessary, especially to accommodate larger passengers…

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Why Should Grab Handles Be Included in Wheelchair Taxis?

April 26, 2017

No matter the type of motorised vehicle, passengers need something to hold on to, for safety’s sake, in case there is a need to brace themselves for an impact or when a vehicle suddenly needs to stop. Being able to brace themselves while inside a vehicle, by holding on to something firm, help passengers avoid any injury. In this regard, grab handles are so important and can be installed in almost any type of vehicle…

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Taxi Transport Solutions for the Handicapped: Why Taxis Need Vehicle Customisation?

April 19, 2017

To best serve all areas of the public, taxi transport solutions must include quality vehicle customisation to meet the needs of handicapped individuals. Many people with physical handicap work at full or part-time jobs outside their homes today…

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The Importance of Proper Ventilation and Air Conditioning in Vehicles

March 29, 2017

Keeping a vehicle in good working order is important, such as maintaining the engine, the exhaust system, and all the running lights in good condition. These are all important aspects in keeping a vehicle road-worthy, however, maintaining the proper ventilation and air conditioning in vehicles is also important, and often overlooked…

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Modern Interior and Exterior Lighting Upgrade for your Van: What are its Benefits?

March 6, 2017

Times are changing with new technologies, and one of the biggest changes happening in this regard is in the use of LED lighting in homes, commercial buildings, and motorised vehicles. In fact, incandescent automotive light bulbs are fading in use, for many reasons…

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Practical Racking and Shelving Combo Ideas for Your Cargo Van

February 28, 2017

Cargo or panel vans are ideal as work vehicles when they contain the necessary accessories to organise your tools and supplies in a neat and safe manner. Today, you can combine racks, shelves and drawers in various configurations to suit your needs when you choose to custom outfit your van…

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The Purpose of Barriers in Vehicle Customisation

February 6, 2017

Often times, drivers will purchase vehicles that do not address all of their needs, but luckily, there is vehicle customisation available to correct this issue. Cargo barriers are high on the request list for this service for a variety of reasons that range from carrying animals to transporting other types of loads in a safe manner…

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Critical Points to Consider When Installing Additional Seating in Vans

January 27, 2017

Vans are by far the most versatile personal vehicles on the road today because these can be altered in many ways on the inside, to create space for more storage or to make room for additional seating for commercial or private use…

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Vehicle Modification Guidelines in Victoria

January 10, 2017

There are many reasons to modify a vehicle, whether it is to add cargo barriers, cargo drawers, shelving, front bars, racks, extra seats, or to remove vehicle seating, to free up space. However, there are specific vehicle modification guidelines in Victoria that need to be met, especially in regards to modifying vehicle seating…

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