Disable driving, MS Driving, Wheelchair driving

Assisted Technology Driving Lesson #2

Yea! I had my second AT driving lesson! My last lesson was 4 months ago and ended 2 houses away. The usual setup my trainer sees is a left hand control for the brake and gas petals leaving the right hand to steer and work the dash options. However, with a weaker right hand, I… Continue reading Assisted Technology Driving Lesson #2

AT driving, Disable driving, Wheelchair driving, wheelchair vehicle

My Journey to Driving with Assisted Technology, Part 3

I had my first assisted technology (AT) driving lesson yesterday! Yippee! This has been several months coming. It did not go smoothly. I only made it a few houses down the street. I did not even finish the driving at my driveway. But we made a lot of progress you can’t measure with distance. We… Continue reading My Journey to Driving with Assisted Technology, Part 3

AT driving, MS, MS Driving, wheelchair vehicle

My Journey to Driving with Assisted Technology

My path to driving with assisted technology began with a scary event - a traffic accident. Before the accident I compensated for the occasional difficulty easily. I reasoned I needed more strength training. It was working too. I even found myself climbing into the car the typical person way after being at the gym. This… Continue reading My Journey to Driving with Assisted Technology