Guidelines Passenger Cars for Seniors: Requirements

DARIUSZ TORZYNSKI, MAREK ZABLOCKI

Abstract


The article describes a significant diversification of the motor vehicle market. It outlines factors facilitating and hindering seniors’ access to cars by referring to typical vehicle operation processes. A number of problems related to the selection of products better suited to the needs of seniors are signalled. An example of the author’s checklist supporting senior citizens with an informed choice of necessary and available options and features of series-produced cars is given. The work indicates the possibilities of using additional vehicle equipment and assistive technology enabling or supporting the driving process.

Keywords


passenger cars for seniors, car adaptation, ergonomic checklistsText


DOI
10.12783/dtssehs/ise2018/33663

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