You can adapt your car to all sorts of abilities and needs. Here are some of the more common ones that don't really fit into any of our other categories. If you still don't find what you're looking for, talk to an adaptation specialist.
In some countries, iced windshields are a common sight during the winter season. Being unable to reach the windshield with the ice scraper can be a huge problem. The solution is easy. Install a heater that will help keep ice off the windows. As an added benefit you'll have a warm and toasty car to sit in.
It's possible to control many products via a wireless remote, some can even connect to an app on your phone. A convenient solution that gives you control right at your fingertips.
Sometimes something to step on is all it takes to make it easier to get in and out of the car. Footsteps are either fixed or foldable. A supporting grip or rail for holding on to are common with footstep adaptations.
If turning your head or body to look backwards is impossible or cause you discomfort, going in reverse can be very difficult to do in a safe manner. In this case, a parking sensor or backup camera can be a vital part of your adaptation.
On sunny days the driver can be totally dependent on the sun visor in order to see out the windshield. If the sun visor is out of reach for you, it's possible to add a small motor that lets you control it remotely.
As a driver, it's important to keep an eye on your surroundings. A simple but very effective way to see what going on in and around the car are mirrors. There are many different models for different purposes, both for the inside as well as the outside of your car.
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Foot pedals became the standard way of driving over a century ago. Fortunately, you can change this.
If you use any kind of mobility aid, there's the issue of getting it into the car.
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