Modified car

Modified car suitable for persons with high quadriplegia with partial arm/hand function

Adapted wheel and hand controls
Adapted wheel and hand controls

Description
The user has a modified car with automatic transmission. The modification consists of a spinner knob with customized handle (wheel ball) and extra power steering, as well as hand controls with customized handle.
In winter the user can heat up the car by remote control (pager). The user doesn’t have to scrape snow or ice from the windshield and can get into a car that is already warm.

Made by
Car modification company

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This tip is from 2007

Related tips

Transfer from the wheelchair to the car
Transfer from the wheelchair to the car
Technique for people with impaired balance and impaired arm/hand function.
Lifting the wheelchair into the car
Lifting the wheelchair into the car
Technique for people with impaired balance and impaired arm/hand function.
Securing the wheelchair during transfers to and from the car
Securing the wheelchair during transfers to and from the car
A simple strap can prevent the wheelchair from sliding away when transferring to and from the car.
Passenger seat cover
Passenger seat cover
Custom-sewn cover for passenger seat – suitable for wheelchair users who place the wheelchair on the passenger seat when driving.

Tipsare: Anonym 4

The person lives in an apartment. He is working and studying full time. He was injured in 2003 and has a tetraplegia (C6). He has personal assistance 1-3 hours a day.