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Vehicles and adaptive aids for elderly and disabled drivers

Canada. Transport Canada.

Vehicles and adaptive aids for elderly and disabled drivers

a buyer"s guide.

by Canada. Transport Canada.

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Transport Canada in [Ottaw] .
Written in English

  • Physically handicapped automobile drivers.,
  • Automobiles -- Equipment and supplies.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination91 p.
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17422139M
    ISBN 100660119374

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These various adjustments and modifications fall into a few distinct categories. Adapted vehicles can be used by paraplegics, people with spinal chord injuries, severe arthritics and anyone with limited use of their legs.

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Swivel cushions can make getting in and out of the car much easier and can also give drivers a better view of the road. Swivel cushions cost around £ Swivel chairs. Drivers with severe mobility difficulties can get swivel chair. These can swing out and over the sill of the car, making it much easier to get in.

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We take care to address all aspects of independence. We provide a unique team approach that includes the instructor, consultants, and the consumer. Certain vehicles can now be driven from the wheelchair, with high accessible remote control opening/closing doors.

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Quick View. Car Caddie by Standers. Durable strap with handle offers a helping hand for getting in or out of a car. The IIHS also gives Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick+ designations to vehicles that have excellent test scores, strong headlight performance, and (potentially) other crash-prevention features.

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