The Institute of Rehabilitative Medicine has geared itself to meet the needs of the mobility of the physically handicapped person in six separate areas; Transfer of patient and chair into and out of the car; Assessing the disability to the extent of a comfortable, safe and logical man-wheel interface; Research and evaluation of controls and other devices to accomplish 1 and 2; Training in the process of mobility in the car on various terrains and driving situations to meet the needs of the various states' motor vehicle departments; Recommendations of the type of car and supervision of the installation of proper devices to meet safety requiremnts; Dissemination of information gained from out experiences to interested rehabilitation and safety personnel. (MW)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Royal Vangorcum Limited

    Assen,   Netherlands 
  • Authors:
    • Hofkosh, J M
  • Publication Date: 1970

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  • Accession Number: 00132082
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Safety Council Safety Research Info Serv
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 23 1976 12:00AM