Mobility Solutions Tool

Explore Adaptive Driving Solutions which can get you back on the road to independence.

Our Mobility Solutions tool is a resource to help you learn about adaptive driving products. Explore the images along with the descriptions of the adaptive driving solutions in the accordion directory to discover internal and external features and benefits for both a van and SUV.

If you’ve ever tried finding the right accessible vehicle, scooter lift, or adaptive equipment, you know how difficult it can be just finding the right products, let alone finding a source you can trust. The Mobility Resource makes it easy. For thousands of people with disabilities and senior drivers, we bring you the industry's most trusted mobility products.

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  • Van
    • Exterior
      • 1. Auto-Kneel
        • To make boarding even easier, wheelchair accessible vans now feature an integrated “kneeling” system. An actuator lowers the rear suspension of the van while the door opensThe slope of the auto ramp is now lower, for ease of exit and entry.

      • 2. Mirror Extentions
        • Extended mirrors offer the additional reach to view hard-to-see areas on the rear and side of your van. The large flat mirror provides an accurate view of what is behind you. Acting like a spot mirror, the smaller convex mirror ensures more safety while passing or changing lanes. This aerodynamic mirror is ideal for viewing possible hazards and traffic that could be missed with just using the vehicle's mirror alone. 

      • 3. Fold-Out Ramp
        • The lightweight aluminum ramp extends to allow easy access to the interior for wheelchairs and scooters. A durable, non-skid powder-coated finish ensures superior traction, and the slotted surface helps to prevent your chair from tracking debris into your van. In the event of power failure, the ramp can be operated manually.

      • 4. Keyless Remote
        • Only one remote! The mobility system is integrated into the vehicle’s keyless remote for convenience at the push of a button. Simply open and close the ramp with the push of a button.

    • Interior
      • Wheelchair Securement Learn More
        • 5. Floor Tie Downs Learn More
          • Whether you’re driving or riding, your wheelchair needs to stay firmly in place. There are basically two types of tie-downs—locking pin systems that dock the wheelchair to the floor, and retractable tie-downs with straps that retract into a housing where they can be tightened or released. Nationally known brand leaders have developed a number of wheelchair securement options for you to choose.

        • 6. Power Tie Downs Learn More
          • Wheelchair docking systems are the next step in independent wheelchair securement (also known as tie-downs). This is the perfect solution for people looking to drive their own vehicle or wanting to quickly secure their own wheelchair using a single point system. This system adapts to any power wheelchair on the market. Manual wheelchairs may also be used, except in cases where the wheels interfere with the proper occupant belt angles.

        • 7. Retractor System
          • Retractor Systems are a proven and convenient way to secure passengers in wheelchairs. The ergonomically designed handle is quick and easy to grasp, the dual, 24-teeth sprocket mechanism enables the user to easily increase tension on the webbing and the track fittings are specifically designed to ensure free pivoting action for optimum belt alignment. 

        • 8. Removable Seating
          • For those who wish to ride up front or even drive from their wheelchair, manufacturers like BraunAbility make it easy: simply unlock the seat base and roll the entire seat out. The seats can be reinstalled into the vehicle just as easily when needed.

        • 20. Seatbelt System
          • The drive-in occupant restraint works exclusively with other docking systems to secure power wheelchairs in vehicles. As the user enters the docking system, the arms pivot forward to provide the proper occupant belt angles and a level of security never before seen. It features two easy to install base arms along with a unique vehicle-integrated occupant belt.

      • Swivel Seating
        • 9. Transfer Seat Learn More
          • Safer and more comfortable than driving from a wheelchair, this transfer seat allows for ease of transfer into the driving position. While increasing the functionality of the vehicle, it retains all factory seat options like lumbar support, leather, seat belts and tilting. It also accommodates any driver.

      • Hand Controls
        • 11. Shifter Extension
          • This gear selector can be mounted on the left or right side of your steering wheel, depending on your preference. An extension means extra leverage for those with limited mobility.

        • 12. Smart-Shift
          • No more missed gears or waiting in traffic for other actuator systems to slowly move. Smart-Shift travels from Park to Drive in 1.3 seconds. Simply press the desired key one time and the actuator moves to the desired gear automatically. Each button features center illumination and is represented by universal icons so that a person can take full advantage of their visual perception for quick, at-a-glance operation. 

        • 13. Push/Pull Controls
          • The function is simple: to accelerate, pull the ergonomically shaped handle backwards, a slight push in the forward direction operates the brake. The mechanical brake lock can be easily engaged with the push of a button. The handle is shaped in such a way that the hand can rest on it while driving. This means relaxed and effortless driving, even on long distances. The hand control can be folded out of the way when not in use

        • 15. Parking Brake Extension
          • Long, sturdy, and easy to reach, this extension makes setting your parking brake a simple task. It adjusts easily for use in a variety of vehicles.

        • 17. Electronic Controls
          • This control relocates the wiper, horn, dimmer switch, signals and headlight controls to an easily reached location.  It allows the driver to use a switch with the hand, elbow, head or knee, whichever is most convenient.

        • 18. Key Extension
          • Key extensions are designed to provide better leverage when starting your vehicle. This product can be used anywhere that you would use a key. These extensions are available for most automotive key shapes.

        • 19. Steering Knob
          • Spinner knobs permit safe operation of the steering wheel by drivers who must steer with one hand. It allows them to remain in contact with the steering wheel at all times. They come in a variety of configurations including an amputee ring, knob, so called “quad-steering cuff,” palm grip, tri-pin, steering knobs and v-grip.

        • 22. Drive by Wire
          • Drive-by-Wire means that the movements made by the driver with the steering are not transmitted mechanically via the steering column. Instead, the driver's physical movement on the steering input device is sensed and converted into a digital electronic signal that is transmitted to intelligent drive modules that in turn command intelligent Electromechanical Servos to steer the front wheels. The same method of control is applied to the braking and acceleration of the vehicle.

      • Pedal Controls
        • 14. Pedal Extensions
          • Pedal extensions reduce the distance to the pedals by about 2-4 inches. These helpful devices individually adjustable and detach in seconds without tools.

        • 16. Left Gas Pedal
          • A Left Foot Accelerator is easily installed and easy to remove for other drivers. It allows you to use your left foot to accelerate, while the pedal guard protects the right accelerator.

      • Misc.
        • 10. Onstar for My Vehicle
          • OnStar FMV replaces your vehicle's rearview mirror, bringing the core safety, security and connectivity services of OnStar. With built in connectivity and GPS technologies, OnStar FMV gives you all the safety and security of OnStar including a direct link to Live Advisors and the ability to detect and send help to your exact location in the event of an accident.

        • 21. Mobileye System
          • By seeing and recognizing other vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists on the road, even lane markings and traffic signs, the Mobileye system literally “thinks ahead” and warns drivers of potential hazards before they have a chance to occur. Forward collisions, exceeding the speed limit, lane veering, headway monitoring and more audio and visual alerts to warn drivers and provide them with ample time to react.

  • SUV/Sedan
    • Exterior
      • 1. Valet Seat Learn More
        • The Bruno Valet is the most popular swivel seat in the nation. It’s simple, reliable, and allows you to get in and out with one-button control. The seat rotates out of the vehicle, lowers to the ground, then lifts and eases you into the vehicle seat.

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      • 2. Outsider Scooter Lift Learn More
        • The Out-Sider safely transports your mobility device outside your vehicle. Drive your scooter or power wheelchair onto the platform, press a button to raise the lift and the mobility device is automatically secured. When you’re not using the platform, it automatically folds up and out of the way.

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      • 3. Mirror Extensions
        • Extended mirrors offer the additional reach to view hard-to-see areas on the rear and side of your vehicle. The large flat mirror provides an accurate view of what is behind you. Acting like a spot mirror, the smaller convex mirror ensures more visibility and safety while passing or changing lanes. This aerodynamic mirror is ideal for effectively viewing possible hazards and clearly monitoring the traffic around you.    

    • Interior
      • Hand Controls
        • 4. E-Brake Extension
          • Long, sturdy, and easy to reach, this extension makes setting your parking brake a simple task. It adjusts easily for use in a variety of vehicles.

        • 7. Steering Knob
          • Spinner knobs permit safe operation of the steering wheel by drivers who must steer with one hand. It allows them to remain in contact with the steering wheel at all times. They come in a variety of configurations including an amputee ring, knob, so called “quad-steering cuff,” palm grip, tri-pin, steering knobs and v-grip.

        • 9. Parking Brake Extension
          • Long, sturdy, and easy to reach, this extension makes setting your parking brake a simple task. It adjusts easily for use in a variety of vehicles.

        • 11. Push/Pull Controls
          • The function is simple: to accelerate, pull the ergonomically shaped handle backwards, a slight push in the forward direction operates the brake. The mechanical brake lock can be easily engaged with the push of a button. The handle is shaped in such a way that the hand can rest on it while driving. This means relaxed and effortless driving, even on long distances. The hand control can be folded out of the way when not in use.

        • 12. Shifter Extension
          • This gear selector can be mounted on the left or right side of your steering wheel, depending on your preference. An extension means extra leverage for those with limited mobility.

        • 13. Grab Handles
          • Ideal for people with limited mobility, grab handles allow for safe entry and exit to the vehicle. The no-slip coating ensures a strong grip to prevent falls and minor accidents. 

        • 14. HandyBar
          • This car HandyBar is designed to help you get in and out of the car safely. It has a heavy-duty steel support handle with an ergonomic rubber grip to provide support when standing from virtually any vehicle, providing a snug grip and optimal leverage.

      • Pedal Controls
        • 8. Left Gas Pedal
          • A Left Foot Accelerator is easily installed and easy to remove for other drivers. It allows you to use your left foot to accelerate, while the pedal guard protects the right accelerator.

        • 10. Pedal Extensions
          • Pedal extensions reduce the distance to the pedals by about 2 - 4 inches. These helpful devices are individually adjustable and detach in seconds without tools.

      • Misc.
        • 5. Mobilieye System
          • By seeing and recognizing other vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists on the road, even lane markings and traffic signs, the Mobileye system literally “thinks ahead” and warns drivers of potential hazards before they have a chance to occur. Forward collisions, exceeding the speed limit, lane veering, headway monitoring and more — audio and visual alerts warn drivers and provide them with ample time to react.

        • 6. OnStar FMV
          • OnStar FMV replaces your vehicle's rearview mirror, bringing the core safety, security and connectivity services of OnStar. With built in connectivity and GPS technologies, OnStar FMV gives you all the safety and security of OnStar including a direct link to Live Advisors and the ability to detect and send help to your exact location in the event of an accident.

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