Secondary Control Modifications
- Ground Vehicle Standard
Cruise Control; Door Locks; Gear Selector; Hazard Flasher; Headlight Beam Selector; Heater/Vent/Air Conditioner (HVAC); Horn; Ignition/Starter; Light controls; Mirrors; Parking Brake; Power Seats; Turn Signals; Power Window Controls; and Windshield Wiper/Washer and defogger; Rear Accessories (Defogger, Wiper/Washer).
Mode A - These controls shall be operable by the driver while the vehicle is in operating mode. They must be accessible to the driver for which they were intended while being able to maintain control of the vehicle steering, brake and accelerator functions. Included in this group are: Cruise control “Set;” Headlight Beam Selector; Horn; Turn Signals; and, Windshield Washer/Momentary Wipe.
Mode B - These controls shall be operable by the driver while maintaining control of the vehicle brake function with the vehicle not in motion, as in the case of vehicle start-up or re-start necessitated by engine stall. Included in this group are: Gear Selector and Ignition/Starter.
Mode C - These controls shall be at least operable by the driver when the vehicle is stationary, either temporarily or parked. Included in this group are: Cruise control “On” and “Off;” Door Locks; Hazard Flashers; Heater/Vent/Air Conditioner (HVAC); Light Controls; Mirrors; Parking Brake; Power Seats; Windshield Wiper; and Power Window Controls; Rear Accessories (Defogger, Wiper/Washer).
|Ground Vehicle Standard||Reduced Effort Brakes and Reduced Effort Vacuum Powered Brake Backup Systems|
|Ground Vehicle Standard||Recommended Practice for Powered Gas Brake Control Systems|
Data Sets - Support Documents
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The Adaptive Devices Standards Committee reports to the Vehicle Systems Group of the Motor Vehicle Council. The Committee is responsible for developing and maintaining SAE Standards, Recommended Practices, and Information Reports related to defining minimum acceptable design requirements and performance criteria for adaptive equipment that is used by people with disabilities for their personal transportation. The Wheelchair Hoist Task Force has been developed under the committee's scope. Participants in the SAE Adaptive Devices Standards Committee include OEMs, suppliers, consulting firms, government, and other interested parties.