HomeVA ProstheticsVA Handbook 1173.4 - Automotive Adaptive EquipmentPurpose

4.1. Purpose

This Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Handbook establishes uniform and consistent system-wide and procedures for all field stations when furnishing automobile adaptive equipment. The VHA automobile adaptive equipment program provides the necessary equipment and training to enable a disabled veteran to operate a motor vehicle safely and permit access to and from the vehicle in a safe manner. The primary concerns are the safety of the veteran and other people on our nation's highways. To do this requires cooperation of physicians, driver rehabilitation specialists, and prosthetic representatives.


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