Special Needs Zone
There is no shortage of remarkable stories about physically challenged drivers who have demonstrated incredible personal determination.
In doing so, they have also pushed the limits of adaptive technologies.
Here are a few of our favorite stories.
New York Puts Disabled Taxi Drivers Behind the Wheel
This story, and the accompanying video, show a New York City pilot program designed to train the disabled to be taxi drivers.
Kelly Sutton - NASCAR Racer
Kelly has had Multiple Sclerosis since she was sixteen.
Ray Paprota teaches disabled children through the Little Slicks program. Kids learn by hands-on experience about tools, teamwork, and race technology.
Gary Melton discusses and gives examples of adapted vehicles other than the "traditional" van, minivan, or stodgy car.
The British Motor Sport Association for the Disabled
The British Motor Sport Association helps disabled drivers get competition licenses for racing.
Lance Magin - Modified Truck Gives Mobility To Disabled
Paraplegic offroad racer helped design Ford F-150 adapted concept vehicle.