This recommended practice describes boundaries of hand control locations that can be reached by a percentage of different US driver populations in passenger cars, multi-purpose passenger vehicles, and light trucks (Class A vehicles). This practice is not applicable to heavy trucks (Class B vehicles).
Rationale: This document has been revised with minor editorial corrections to the Definitions, and to comply with the SAE 5-year review policy. A recent history of changes to this document has been added to Appendix A.
ErgonomicsHuman machine interface (HMI)
Also known as: SAE J 287
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