Browse Publications Technical Papers 2002-01-2082
2002-07-09

Adapting Vehicles for the Disabled Driver 2002-01-2082

The paper reviews the current technologies employed to assist a person with a disability to drive a car and meet the legislative requirements to be able to do so. The paper examines how these assistive technologies are used in three specific areas:
  • Access systems
  • Primary controls
  • Secondary controls
The paper also reviews safety implications involved with adaptations and also where there may be conflicts between systems fitted as standard to the car and the adaptations.

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