My 2012 List of Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers

There are two different types of hand controls for disabled drivers each with their own unique advantages and disadvantages.  Generally these affect the product’s price, functionality and installation process.  Hand controls for disabled drivers are an important aspect of the mobility scene and allow disable people to drive using only their hands.  You can find out about permanent and [...] Read more »

DADC 500 Manual Brake Only Hand Control

The DADC 500 Manual Brake Only is designed for drivers who can operate the pedals, but are challenged with the transition from gas to brake. The DADC 500 Manual Brake Only uses a traditional push/pull handle, with push for brake only. // // Quick, light action and a smooth response Access to brake without moving [...] Read more »

DADC 500 Manual Push Rock Hand Controls

The DADC 500 Manual Push Rock hand control is designed for drivers who want a higher hand position on the steering wheel. The DADC 500 Manual Push Rock uses a vertical handle to rock back for gas and push for brake. // // Quick, light action and a smooth response Eliminates confusion between gas and [...] Read more »

DADC 500 Manual Push Pull Hand Control

The DADC 500 Manual Push Pull hand control is designed for drivers who want the traditional push/pull operation without cutting their dashboard. The DADC 500 Manual Push Pull uses a traditional push/pull handle, pull for gas and push for brake. // // Quick, light action and a smooth response Eliminates confusion between gas and brake [...] Read more »

DADC 500 Push Pull Hand Controls

The DADC 500 Push Pull is a hand control designed for drivers who like the traditional push/pull handle but wish it was easier to push and pull. The DADC 500 Push Pull uses a vacuum assisted, traditional push/pull handle, pull for gas and push for brake. // // Two inches of pull for full throttle [...] Read more »

DADC 500 Push Twist Hand Controls

The DADC 500 Twist is a hand control designed for drivers who want ease of operation and precise, fingertip control. The DADC 500 Twist uses a vacuum assisted, motorcycle styled twist handle for gas and push for brake. // // One quarter turn for full throttle Greater throttle control, especially in tight turns or on [...] Read more »

Driving Aids Development Corporation (DADC)

The DADC philosophy is simple: deliver the best driving experience possible. DADC uses quality materials, including durable stainless steel, for an attractive finished product and self-lubricating components to eliminate squeaks and grease stains on clothes. The vacuum-assisted design reduces the motion required to operate, reducing discomfort and fatigue. // // DADC hand controls fit a [...] Read more »

Buy Basic, Simple and Inexpensive Portable Hand Controls

With a raft of hand controls on the market costing between 600-2500 dollars each you can be forgiven for thinking that driving is for the more wealthy disabled instead of all of us regular people.  Unfortunately not all of us can afford a fancy 40,000 dollar truck with the latest electronic gizmos and gadgets and same is [...] Read more »

Retrofitting Vehicles – How to Retrofit a Car with Hand Controls

Thankfully with online disabled driving kits its never been easier to retrofit your own car with hand control to allow your average disabled driver the freedom to go wherever he or she chooses.  This page will concisely go over the mobility equipment required for retrofitting vehicles (primarily hand controls and steering attachments), as well as [...] Read more »

Danger Alert! When are Hand Controls Dangerous?

As you would imagine with any retrofitted driving equipment there are occasionally problems with hand controls which can of course be incredibly dangerous.  Let’s not forget that the majority of handicapped people were injured in vehicle accidents and that hand controls, if used irresponsibly can cause serious problems.  Ultimately however, many of these fears are unfounded because [...] Read more »