Content

Cars, motorcycles, mobile homes and other vehicles can be specifically adapted to the requirements and needs of disabled people.

These assistive products can:

  • Enable and facilitate the driving of vehicles
  • Enable independent travel over longer distances

Subsections of: Vehicles and vehicle adaptations

Vehicle accessories and vehicle adaptations

Products and modifications that can be added to a motor vehicle that assist the operator to vary the speed of the vehicle

Vehicle accessories and vehicle adaptations to control brake and engage or disengage parking brake

Products and modifications that can be added to a motor vehicle that assist the operator to slow or stop the vehicle

Vehicle accessories and vehicle adaptations to operate steering system

Products and modifications that can be added to a motor vehicle that assist the operator to maneuver a vehicle

Accessories and adaptations to complementary functions necessary to operate vehicles

Included are, e.g., products relating to the use of adjustable mirrors, door locks, windscreen wipers, indicators, turn signals and lights.

Seat belts and harnesses for motor vehicles

Devices for restraining a person in a vehicle to enhance safety during travel

Seats and cushions for motor vehicles and accessories and adaptations relating to seating invehicles

Devices designed either for helping a person to get into or out of a seat in a motor vehicle, or for supporting a person who is seated during travel

Hoists to transfer person not seated in wheelchair into or out of vehicles

Equipment installed in a vehicle for lifting a person into or out of a vehicle

Assistive products for transferring person seated in wheelchair into or out of vehicles

Devices for lifting a person and a wheelchair in which he/she is seated into or out of a vehicle or to allow a person in a wheelchair to roll into a vehicle

Assistive products for loading unoccupied wheelchairs onto or into vehicles

Devices for lifting and positioning an unoccupied wheelchair onto or inside a vehicle

Assistive products for fastening wheelchairs in vehicles

Devices for securing a wheelchair in a vehicle

Vehicle chassis and body adaptations

Modifications to a vehicle's chassis, frame or other systems to increase its accessibility, usability or comfort for an operator or a passenger with a disability