What type of hand controls are available?
There are a few main variations of hand controls available at McElmeel Mobility. There are:
Standard Hand Controls – These are your regular hand controls mounted beside the steering wheel for easy access and simplicity.
Floor Mounted Hand Controls – Floor Mounted hand controls are controlled by a lever connected to the floor of the vehicle which can be controlled beside the driver.
Electronic Hand controls – Electronic hand controls can be both a over ring and under ring connected to the steering wheel, which is connected to the acceleration, making very little movement needed to control the mechanism.
What does hand controls dictate?
Hand control manage a range of things on the vehicle including the braking and acceleration, all lights including indicators and, in some cases, can also control the horn.
Why might people need hand controls?
Someone may need hand controls for several reasons including limited to no movement of the legs. Hand controls may even be needed if customers have movement but no feeling in the legs making hand controls a much safer and realistic option.
Speak to one of our specialists today who will be happy to discuss your requirements or arrange to call at our premises and receive a free demonstration of hand controls.
Hand control adaptations are available to both private and Motability customers through McElmeel Mobility Services Ltd, for further information please complete the below enquiry form or give us a call.