Access Options, Inc. recently had the pleasure of installing a set of Monarch 1A hand controls for a wonderful customer. The Monarch Mark 1A hand control incorporates one of the most popular methods of operation, and undoubtedly the least fatiguing available. Through mechanical linkage, the brakes are applied by the forward motion away from the driver toward the brake pedal or dashboard. Again with mechanical linkage, the gas or accelerator is applied by a downward movement toward the driver’s lap and at a right angle to the brake. Designed with a flat handle and accelerator rod that fits behind the dash panel makes it a minimally intrusive Hand Control. The Monarch 1A also comes with an easy to use accelerator lock out that when engaged locks out the accelerator function of the hand control so drivers using the pedals cannot use the hand controls and a five year limited warranty.
**Driving a car or van with hand controls should only be done by those who have had sufficient training by a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Therapist. Please contact one of our sales staff to find a qualified specialist in your area. Use our online Inquiry Form and let us know the best way to have someone contact you about a hand control consultation.
Access Options, Inc. offers a wide selection of adaptive equipment for almost every kind of vehicle. All of the adaptive equipment that we offer is manufactured by the most trusted names in the industry. Our certified staff will work with you to custom fit your automobile or wheelchair accessible vehicle with the adaptive equipment that meet your needs. We offer a variety of driving aids such as hand controls, pedal extensions, brake pedal guards, steering knobs, and high-tech electronic controls.