At Superior Van & Mobility your safety is our utmost priority. We personally test and approve all the mechanical and electronic handicap driving aids we sell. If we don’t find a product safe, easy to use, and affordable we won’t sell it or install it into your vehicle. You can feel rest assured you’re getting the safest product at the best price. We carry most types and brands from the following manufacturers: MPD, EMC, Veigel, MPS, Sure-Grip, Wells-Enberg and Menox.
What Are Mobility Driving Aids?
Driving aids are various devices that allow a person with a physical challenge to operate the functions of their motor vehicle. Driving aids can be steering wheel adaptions, turn signal extenders, and any other control function of a car, truck, van or SUV. There are both mechanical and digital (electronic) driving aids available.
Spinner Knobs And Steering Controls
When it comes to spinner knobs and steering controls, there are numerous products on the market in both mechanical and electronic control. Many times the selection becomes simple preference of the user or driver evaluator. Below are just a sample of some of the most popular styles we offer.
Spin Master Spinner Knob
Available in three colors, gray, black and wood-grain, the Spin Master’s clamshell design makes for easy mounting and is one size fits all. Installation will not harm your steering wheel.
Additional User Benefits:
- Snug, quality fit with quick release function
- 3 inches of clamping surface creates a stronger bond
- Heavy duty construction that you can rely on day-in and day-out
- Multiple interior color and finish selections to compliment your vehicle
This type of steering wheel control is ideal for the independent driver that has minimal grip strength and/or a reduced stability in their wrist. More advanced type of control device, it’s best to consult your local dealer and driving evaluator for more details.
This is a wonderful alternative to the tri-pin. The Single Pin spinner knob is ideal for those clients with a strong wrist, but cannot open their hand fully. Due to the advanced nature of this type of control device, it’s best to consult your local dealer and driving evaluator for more details.
The Amputee Ring is solely designed for use by drivers with a prosthetic hook. Due to the advanced nature of this type of control device, it’s best to consult your local dealer and driving evaluator for more details.
Steering Wheel Extension
The steering wheel extension is a great solution for those users with limited limb length. It is designed to bring the factory steering wheel closer. For additional control, the steering wheel extension can be fitted with other steering wheel mounted control devices like a spinner knob, tri-pin, etc.
Hand Control Multi-Function Buttons
If you use hand controls or other driving aids, I’ve bet there often has been times where operating your secondary controls like turn signals, horn, wipers, etc. have been difficult if not impossible. There is now a solution!
There are many manufacturers on the market today like Veigel and Sure Grip that now provide a solution to the problem and they’re called multi-function hand controls. These 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.
This electronic portion is integrated directly to your vehicles current design and in some cases even wireless. There are controls that attach directly to hand controls and steering wheels. Contact us for further information and available components.
4 Way Switches
Sure Grip Sure-Switch
The Sure Grip Sure-Switch is a four button control switch that attaches to the handle of your hand controls to control various secondary driving functions while your hands are on the primary controls.
This unit works 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.
Multi-Function Spinner Knobs
Sure Grip RFMAX
The Sure Grip RFMAX is a six button wireless spinner knob that is fully customizable to allow for various secondary driving control operations while your hands are on the wheel.
Sure Grip EZ Spin
The Sure Grip EZ Spin RF360 is a six button wireless ergonomic spinner knob that is fully customizable to allow for various secondary driving control operations while your hands are on the wheel. The EZ Spin utilizes your vehicles Bluetooth capability in communicating with the control module.
Gear Shift Extension
Have a limited range of motion? Look to extension aids to give you back your independence. The gear selector shown below from Veigel allows for easier operation of your console mounted gear selector. There are also models available for floor console and dashboard mounted gear selectors.
Turn Signal Cross-Over
Multi Function Turn Signal Lever Extension
This type of extender actually fix mounts to the steering column cover while attaching loosely to the signal lever itself. This type of mount allows for the additional features provided by the turn signal lever on most vehicles such as high and low beam operation.
Right Hand Turn Signal Extension
This type of extension allows for the operation of the turn signals from the right side of the steering column. This device installs without damaging your vehicles original operating device.
Drop Down Style Turn Signal Extension
This type of extension allows for 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 a set of hand controls. The device mounts without damaging the vehicles original operating lever.
Parking Brake Extension
The parking brake extenders shown below from Veigel and Sure Grip allow for easier operation of your floor and console mounted parking brake. Often times, many other mobility aids require the parking brake operation to function, 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.
Financing Now Available
Superior Van & Mobility now has financing options for wheelchair lifts, scooter lifts, mobility seating, and other driving aids. To learn more or to apply today, contact one of our certified mobility consultants at a location near you!Get Financing