independence and safety
disabled and elderly persons
adapted motor vehicles
We are pleased that you are interested in the issues of car-drivers
with a disability.
Driving is an essential part of our live! However, some people may
encounter physical or cognitive limitations that give reason to drive
adapted vehicles. This might become apparent during the application for
a first driving licence, or after many years because of changes in the
To assure mobility for drivers with physical or cognitive limitations
it is essential that properly adapted vehicles are made available at
Some companies make great solutions for disabled persons to drive a
car, but differences in national legislation makes it unnecessary
difficult and costly to get these solutions available throughout Europe.
On the other hand some companies make absolutely unsuitable solutions
but can sell these without problems because of lack of knowledge of
local authorities and/or funding agencies.
CAPI – the Car-Adaptation Protocol Initiative –
wants to change this situation and wants to establish a world class
vehicle adaptation industry with consisten EU standards and high
quality customer service.
– What is CAPI? What are the goals? Who is involved?
– Ideas and proposals for improvement of
legislation for car-adaptations.
– Information on EU legislation and
(international) standards for vehicles.
– Information on the assessment of disabled drivers.
Partners – Information about the European car-adaptation
News – An overview of CAPI related news items.