What is the law concerning handicapped accessible parking concerning tractor trailer trucks & truck stops?

  -Tish K. ANSWER: Tish, As long as you provide a passenger loading zone in compliance with the ADA Standards, you should be OK. The ADA Standards have an exemption from the requirement to provide accessible parking spaces for those parking spaces used exclusively for: Buses Trucks Other delivery vehicles Law enforcement vehicles Vehicular impound …when such lots provide a … READ MORE

What percentage of US businesses are compliant with the ADA?

Could you guess about what percentage of US businesses are compliant with the ADA? Further, what are some of the major common violations that cause issues? — Chase B. ANSWER: Chase, My guess would be around .01%. There is not a single building that The McIntosh Group has surveyed that has not had some sort of violation. Some of our clients … READ MORE

Can you elaborate on examples of when ADA compliance isn’t required?

Can you elaborate on examples of when ADA compliance isn’t required that you mentioned on the FM Podcast? We are going to re-pave soon and are curious about if we need to have a compliant parking lot because we re-paved. — Zack R. ANSWER: Zack, Thanks for listening to the podcast! I’ll have another episode coming up soon. As a civil … READ MORE