SOURCE: HASCO Medical, Inc.

HASCO Medical, Inc.

December 08, 2014 08:31 ET

HASCO Medical's Ride-Away Partners With Uber to Expand Accessible Transportation Options in Greater Washington, DC Area

ADDISON, TX and WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2014) -  Ride-Away®, one of the largest and most trusted dealers of wheelchair accessible vehicles and subsidiary of HASCO Medical, Inc. (OTCQB: HASC), has partnered with Uber, a technology company that connects riders and drivers through a mobile app, to offer significant discounts and preferred financing rates on wheelchair accessible vehicles for Uber driver partners in the greater Washington, DC area. The partnership works to expand accessible transportation options for residents and visitors in the area by supporting the growth of drivers with wheelchair accessible vehicles.

Uber DC launched Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia in 2011. "We're proud to partner with HASCO Medical and applaud the important work they're doing to improve the quality of living of individuals with disabilities," said Zuhairah Washington, general manager for Uber DC. "Uber is committed to continuing to work hand in hand with community advocates and help expand accessible options within the District."

"Our partnership with Uber is a major milestone and provides strong validation of our leading vehicular mobility solutions," said Hal Compton, CEO of HASCO Medical. "The partnership drives home our message of 'We Deliver Freedom' by helping lift the significant financial burden family members, caregivers, and anyone requiring a wheelchair accessible transportation faces in purchasing a specialized vehicle."

For information on how to purchase a wheelchair accessible vehicle through participating dealers, click here. Already own a wheelchair accessible vehicle and want to partner with Uber? Let them know by completing this form.

About Uber
Uber is evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through our apps, we make cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for drivers. From our founding in 2009 to our launches in over 200 cities today, Uber's rapidly expanding global presence continues to bring people and their cities closer. For more information, go to uber.com.

About HASCO Medical, Inc.
HASCO Medical is a leading provider of wheelchair accessible vans, parts, and service that dramatically improve the quality of living of its customers. The company operates 20 locations from Maine to Florida. The company's mobility brands include Ride-Away (www.Ride-Away.com), Mobility Freedom (www.MobilityFreedom.com) and Wheelchair Vans of America (www.wcvans.com). To learn more, go to www.hascomed.com.

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