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What are some useful handicap vehicle accessories?

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Useful handicap vehicle accessories include automobile hand controls, mobility door handles, swivel seat cushions, tie-downs and pedal extensions. Additional accessories for handicap vehicles include wheelchair and scooter lifts, removable seats and powered seats that lift and lower to accommodate individuals needing assistance entering or exiting the vehicle.

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Accessories such as wheelchair docking and power tie-down systems offer a smooth transition and security for passengers in a handicap vehicle. Automobile hand controls and pedal extensions allow people with physical disabilities to safely operate a vehicle. People who struggle to exit and enter a vehicle benefit from the comfort of removable seats and lifts that swivel, lift and lower. Swivel seats can be placed directly in a handicap vehicle to assist drivers and passengers when turning to enter or exit.

Mobility handles can be installed on the left corner of the driver's seat or the right corner of the passenger seat for people to grip when exiting the vehicle. Mobility handles can also be installed toward the top of the window for easy gripping when using the left arm to pull out of the seat. The strap secures to the inside of the vehicle and is removable to place in another vehicle when traveling.

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