Aging is something that will happen to us all eventually, but this doesn’t mean that it has to stop us from driving. There are many accessories on the market that can help you have a much safer and more comfortable drive and we’re going to look at the best of them.
Steering Wheel Spinner Knobs
Aging can cause a variety of ailments that you have to overcome, one of which can be decreased flexibility due to arthritis or even osteoporosis. If this is the case then you may have problems gripping, or even turning the steering wheel. The best solution to this is to invest in a Steering Wheel Spinner Knob. You may have seen these on forklift trucks and they allow you to operate the steering wheel with just one hand. The come in a variety of different styles, so even if you can’t grip the wheel without pain you can get ones that clip on to your wrist.
Blind Spot Mirrors
If you have difficulty moving your neck or shoulders then looking into the blind spot of your car can be both difficult and painful. Blind spot mirrors are an easy solution to these. Available for your rear-view and side mirrors they allow you to see into the blind spots with much less turning, making your drive much easier and more enjoyable.
Seatbelt Grabber Handle
Was with the blind spot problem, having issues with rotating your body can make driving daunting. This attachment will allow you to grab your seatbelt without having to twist as much as you normally would. They fit onto any seat belt and can be easily fitted and removed.
If you have issues with your mobility then even getting in and out of a car can be half the battle. A Car Caddie will give you a removable handle that will help you lift yourself out of your seat with ease and is capable of supporting up to 250lbs.
Hole In One Key Holder
If you suffer from arthritis then what we’re simple tasks, such as handling keys can be frustrating. This product gives you a much larger item to hold and will also aid you with turning the key in both the door and the ignition. They’re also handy if you find that you’re constantly loosing your keys.