Acura suggests that you request a copy of the Department of Transportation's brochure, "Adapting Motor Vehicles for People with Disabilities." Copies are available by visiting
. Search using key words "Adapting Motor Vehicles". The process of adapting your vehicle includes the following steps:
Know your state's driver's license requirements.
You may wish to contact the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) to help identify the adaptive equipment that best meets your needs.
Select the right vehicle by collaborating with your evaluator, as well as a vehicle modification installer and your local Acura dealer before deciding on the best Acura model for you.
Choose a qualified equipment installer to modify your vehicle. Take the time to find out about credentials, experience, references, warranty coverage and the services they provide. Make sure they are members of the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) or another organization that has established vehicle conversion standards.
Obtain training on the use of the new equipment. Your equipment dealer and evaluator should provide information and off-road instruction. You will also need to practice driving under the instruction of a qualified driving instructor until you both feel comfortable with your skills.