Medical Driving Evaluations

Deciding to Install Pedal Extenders

Posted by Joan Cramer on Feb 6, 2021 2:58:36 PM

The physical challenges associated with being short statured must be addressed before one can operate a vehicle. Access to the pedals is a concern for many short people. The use of pedal extenders is an option for adjusting foot support on the pedals, but it is not the only, or first, step to take when driving with modifications.

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Topics: short stature, adaptive driving, Pedal Extenders

Driving with a Short Stature

Posted by Joan Cramer on Aug 29, 2019 8:24:30 AM

Driving with short stature can be a challenge, especially since cars tend to be designed for a certain average range of height. This can be a compounding issue the shorter you are, and can at times seem like an insurmountable obstacle to driving safely. 

Fortunately, there are vehicle modifications to accommodate drivers of any height.

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Topics: Safe driving, driver rehab, driving evaluations, medical driving, short stature

Driving is Important

We Are Here to Keep You Safe Behind the Wheel

Our Driver Rehabilitation program works with patients whose change in health may affect their ability to safely drive. We have a team of Certified Driving Rehab Specialists that will work with patients on evaluating your driving abilities. We also have a team of professional instructors to help you gain or regain the skills you need to drive. We created this blog to talk about the various diagnoses we experience and how they may affect your experience behind the wheel. 

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