At Superior Van & Mobility your safety is our utmost priority! We personally test and approve all the mechanical and electronic handicap driving equipment we sell and install. If we don’t find a mobility driving aid safe, easy to use, and affordable we won’t sell it or install it into your vehicle. You can feel rest assured when you buy a mobility driving aid from Superior Van and Mobility that you’re getting the safest mobility product at the best price.
Automotive handicap driving aids are devices that allow a person with a physical limitation to operate the driving functions and features of their car, truck, van or SUV. Mobility driving aids can be steering wheel adaptions, turn signal extenders, hand controls, parking brake extensions, and any other feature control function of vehicle. There are both mechanical and digital (electronic) driving aids available for sale and installation.
NOTE: Most automotive mobility driving aids do require a prescription from a Certified Driving Rehabilitation Specialist (CDRS) in order to purchase and have installed on your vehicle. To learn more, please contact one of our mobility consultants for a FREE consultation at any one of our locations throughout the South and Midwest.
When it comes to the mobility equipment for your car, truck, van or SUV, one of the first thought of driving aids are spinner knobs and steering controls; there are numerous products on the market that provide both mechanical and electronic control. (Many times the selection comes down to which mobility driving aid is best becomes simple preference of the user or CDRS). Below are just a sample of some of the most popular spinner knob and steering control mobility aids we offer.
The Spin Master spinner knob is a basic mechanical mobility driving aid that’s available in three colors: gray, black and wood-grain. The Spin Master’s clam-shell design makes for easy mounting and is a one-size-fits-all application. Note: Installation will not harm your steering wheel.
This type of mobility equipment, steering wheel control, is ideal for the independent driver that has minimal grip strength and/or a reduced stability in their wrist. This is a more advanced type of handicap steering control device that is provided by SureGrip. It’s best to consult your local dealer and driving evaluator for more details and to determine if the tri-pin mobility driving aid is right for you and your needs.-
This is a wonderful alternative to the tri-pin handicap mobility steering aid. The single-pin spinner knob is ideal for those mobility clients with a strong wrist, but cannot open their hand fully. Due to the advanced nature of this type of handicap driving control device, it’s best to consult one of our mobility consultants and/or CDRS for more details and to ensure this type of driving aid will fit your needs.
The Amputee Ring is solely designed for use by drivers fitted with a prosthetic hook. It allows a user with such a device to be able to use the vehicles steering wheel safely and securely. Due to the advanced nature of this type of control device, you must consult one of our mobility consultants and/or a CDRS for fit and consultation.
The steering wheel extension is a great mobility driving aid solution for users with limited limb length. It is designed to bring the factory steering wheel closer to the driver. For additional control, the steering wheel extension can be fitted with other steering wheel mounted control devices like a spinner knob, tri-pin, or single pin mobility driving aid.
If you use hand controls or other handicap mobility driving aids, I’ve bet there often has been times during the operation of your car truck, van or SUV that operating your vehicles secondary controls like: turn signals, horn, wipers, etc. have been difficult if not impossible. Well… We have the solution!
Today, there are many manufacturers on the market like Veigel and SureGrip that provide a solution to the problem and they’re called multi-function electronic hand controls. These secondary driving controls not only allow the driver to operate the mechanical aspects of their adaptive equipment, but incorporate the ability electronically to also safely and easily operate the secondary vehicle controls.
The electronic portion of this mobility driving aid is integrated directly into your vehicles current design and in some cases can even be wireless. There are several types of mobility driving controls available with some that can even attach directly to mechanical hand controls and steering wheels. Contact one of our mobility consultants today for additional information and availability of components for your vehicle and needs.
The SureGrip Sure-Switch is a four-button secondary feature control switch that attaches to the handle of your mechanical hand controls and is used to control various secondary driving functions while your hands are on the primary driving controls.
This unit can work to control the headlights, turn signals, hazard flashers and horn. A second Sure-Switch can be added to control additional features like your wipers, and more. Functions are carried out by utilizing the four-way mini joystick control as seen in the photo.
The SureGrip RFMAX is a six-button wireless handicap spinner knob that is fully customizable to allow for various secondary driving control operations while you keep your hands on the wheel of your car, truck, van or SUV. Once installed, this device is custom programmed by a certified mobility technician to control the secondary features of your vehicle that you desire.
The SureGrip EZ Spin RF360 is also a six-button wireless ergonomic spinner knob that is fully customizable to allow for any variation of secondary driving control operations while your hands remain on the steering wheel. The EZ Spin utilizes your vehicles Bluetooth capability in communicating with the control module.
Do have a limited range of motion? Look to mobility extension aids to give you back your independence. The gear shift selector shown below from Veigel allows a user to operate a console mounted gear selector much easier. There are also models available for floor console and dashboard mounted gear selectors.
This type of mobility driving aid actually fix mounts to the steering column cover while attaching loosely to the turn signal lever itself. By using this type of mount, users are still able to perform additional features provided by the turn signal lever on most vehicles such as high and low beam operation.
This type of mobility extension allows for the operation of the turn signals from the right side of the steering column vs the left. This device installs without damaging your vehicles original operating device.
This type of mobility driving aid allows the user to operate his/her turn signals while driving by using a control arm that is much lower on the steering column. This is a great device for a person with limited vertical movement. The device can be used while keeping ones hands on a set of driving hand controls. The mobility device mounts without damaging the vehicles original operating lever.
The parking brake extenders shown below from Veigel and SureGrip allow for easier operation of your console mounted parking brake. Often times, many other mobility aids require the parking brake operation to function first, making this one of the most common mobility aids.
This type of extension makes the operation of the parking brake easy and safe. The materials are sturdy and come in various lengths for customization. There are versions of this mobility driving aid for floor mounted and console mounted parking brakes as well.
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