Question: In a building more than one story with an elevator that stops when the power goes out, how does a wheelchair-bound person get to the ground floor?
Answer: Someone with help carries the wheelchair and/or the person down the stairs. That seems like such a “horse-and-buggy” remedy in a country that sent men to the moon.
That needs to be changed, and now. We had a power outage in Canyon Country Thursday, July 26. All power was out in a large area.
To understand the seriousness of such a situation, imagine yourself in a wheelchair on an upper floor with no way out.
This is called an emergency situation. Believe it or not, I know of a simple, cost-effective solution.
Businesses with such a problem should step up to the plate and fix it.
Authorities and regulation makers should not stand in the way as usual. Regulations too often become wreck-u-lations and inhibit remedies.
Darlene D. Peterson