Looking for a Modified Vehicle? Know Some Things!

The needs of every specially abled person are different.  The need for a modified vehicle varies from family to family and person to person.

For some, a modified vehicle may be a means to merely reach a doctor’s appointment. For others, it is that first accessible trip across towns to travel!

So the need for an adapted vehicle could be as diverse as driving across town to making it in time to work or take that summer vacation. Whatever the purpose, there are consistent points that make a reliable vehicle: quality, customer service, and attention to detail.

Ability On Wheels offers Car Modification Services in Ahmedabad for people with special needs. However, if you are looking to purchase an already modified vehicle, certain things must be ensured.

It is an easy assumption to think that people with disabilities only need a vehicle to make it to their next medical appointment. On the contrary style, comfort, and personality are all important aspects of finding an accessible vehicle that is the perfect fit.

When purchasing an adapted vehicle, below are some must ask questions:

  • What type of modified vehicle will service my specific needs?
  • What type of modified conversions or adaptations do you provide?
  • What are the service capabilities and where is the nearest repair center?
  • What are your crash ratings?
  • How does the service staff handle complains or issues on the road?
  • Are you a certified dealer?
  • What kinds of financing options are available?

Consider your short term and long term requirements. Considerations may be navigating in and out independently, hand controls, or other features, distance to travel, etc. More than anything, a person with special needs wants to find a brand or dealer they can trust.

Ability On Wheels in Ahmedabad is a trusted Car Modification vendor and can be relied upon to carry out modifications according to the drivers individual disability.

Car Modifications For People With Disabilities

Amongst all the social and economic developments around us, the last few years have seen a significant improvement for the people with certain disabilities. With more and more public and private spaces being designed appropriately keeping in mind the needs of people with disabilities the addition of mechanical as well as electrical equipment has facilitated their convenience to a phenomenal extent.
The most prominent and important development has been in the private transport sector for the people with special needs.
Driving schools for people with disability such as Ability On Wheels, Ahmedabad, aims to ensure complete assistance in learning how to drive independently. Further, it also offers wheelchair accessible vehicles via cab service in Ahmedabad for enhanced comfort of travelling.
Vehicular modification is one of the most important aspects of acquiring a driving license for people with disability and ensuring safety on road.
The modifications which are to be applied to the vehicle are largely specific to the nature of need.

  • Steering modifications – A modified steering is useful in cases where the ability of a firm grip and movement is lost in the upper limbs or the hand. It will allow lucid movement of the steering hence causing least amount of stress on the hand.
  • Hand controls – In case of loss of function in the foot, hand controls are widely used. The vehicle can be equipped with a push/pull lever which will help the user in accelerating and braking the vehicle with hand.
    A device in the form of a joy stick control can also be employed in such cases for easy movement.
  • Power seats – These aid the user with increased ease in getting into the car and acquiring access to customized stability along with other adaptive equipment.
  • Ramps – These are essential for people using the wheelchair to get into the vehicle.

Apart from these, certain other adaptations can be made if needed such as a siren detector for the hearing impaired and an extra grip device for a diminished grip of hands or the feet.
In the process of acquiring a license, one is supposed to present the proof of the inclusions of disability specific adaptations in the vehicle which will further ensure their as well as the fellow drivers safety on road.

To find a car modification vendor in your city, refer to the link given below.