Hand Controls Spell Freedom for Teen Driver

Last updated: March 3, 2015

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There is an excellent blog by the owner of a woman-owned car dealership in California at AskPatty.com "Automotive Advice for Women". She supports and is the president of the United Spinal Association and her blog posts include many that relate to disabled drivers.

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John Katona using hand controls. Click image for larger view.
"Transportation From a Different View Part II – Hand Controls Spell Freedom for Teen Driver" is an article about a teenage boy who was featured in the GM Fastlane Blog in 2005 after his spinal cord injury in a car accident. This is his progress report about how he now has a driver's license and is driving independently in his GM conversion van.