The desire to drive and be independent can become a reality for many people with disabilities. But, just like any driver, before you can get behind the wheel of a wheelchair accessible vehicle or modified vehicle, you must receive your driver’s license. As discussed in previous posts, a person with a physical...

Hitting the open road can prove to be costly when looking for a wheelchair accessible vehicle. In your efforts to cut costs without compromising on quality, be sure to consider the fuel-economy or efficiency of the auto you’re eyeing. Curbing your long-term spending on gas can alleviate the stress of...

Once you’ve completed your clinical evaluation, it’s time for an on-road assessment in a handicap accessible vehicle. This is where the driver rehabilitation specialist will evaluate your ability to drive a vehicle with adaptive equipment and determine what type of specific equipment you personally need. Before you can go through...

The desire to drive and be independent can become a reality for many people with disabilities. The range of wheelchair accessible vehicles and vehicle modifications available to those who want to drive makes it possible for just about everyone, even those with very limited extremity movement. But before you can...

If you have been recently injured and want to drive an accessible or handicap car or van, your physician may recommend (and your state may require) driver training by a Driver Rehabilitation Specialist before you can take the wheel of that vehicle. Actually, having a driving assessment is strongly...