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1. (WO2014194265) VEHICLE ACCESSIBILITY SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2014/194265    International Application No.:    PCT/US2014/040350
Publication Date: Fri Dec 05 00:59:59 CET 2014 International Filing Date: Sat May 31 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: A61G 3/06
Applicants: THE BRAUN CORPORATION
HERMANSON, Jeffrey, J.
Inventors: HERMANSON, Jeffrey, J.
KISER, Aaron, E.
KLINE, Justin
Title: VEHICLE ACCESSIBILITY SYSTEM
Abstract:
An accessibility system for providing access into or out of a vehicle includes a pan defining a securement area. The pan includes a first end, a second end, and a support surface. A ramp assembly includes a first segment and a second segment hingedly coupled to the first segment. The ramp assembly is pivotally coupled to and deployable from the pan near the second end. A tailgate assembly is detachably secured and pivotally coupled to the pan such that during deployment of the ramp assembly, the ramp assembly is pivotable about a first axis and the tailgate assembly is pivotable about a second axis parallel to and offset from the first axis.