Dual controls allow the front car passenger, (a driving instructor or driving mentor) to take car control from the learner driver in an emergency. For vehicles fitted with automatic gearboxes these are normally fitted with a floor-mounted brake pedal.
For vehicles fitted with a manual gearbox these are fitted normally with two floor- mounted pedals one for braking and the other for clutch control. Dual controls cars are available for both able bodied and disabled learners. The disabled adaptations of both hand controls and left foot accelerators are fitted to Netna dual control cars.
Netna have introduced driving mentors to assist the learning programme for both learner drivers and advanced drivers. The driving instructor works together with the driving mentors and learners to make the learning programme an enjoyable experience. All learner drivers, driving instructors and driving mentors find dual controls an invaluable aid.
Dual Controls - He-Man Controls
He-Man Dual Controls are the leading UK supplier of dual control systems, and their controls have been fitted to virtually every vehicle type and they have an outstanding safety record. All the systems are pre-approved by the appropriate car manufacturer and the company dates from between the wars. It has been developing dual control systems since 1931. These controls have been adopted by almost every driving school in the UK and are extremely reliable and safe.
Dual Controls - Motability Conversions
We at Netna Services have teamed up with Motability Conversions who are experts at fitting He-Man Controls and many other adaptations.
Dual Controls for Disabled Learners and Disabled Driving Mentors
Additionally Netna Services have teamed up with Jeff Gosling to supply and fit these adaptations; and with British School of Motoring to develop appropriate training for disabled Mentors and disabled learners.
Netna dual control cars are available for hire to give the learners additional ‘driving practice’ with their driving mentors. This compliments the driving instructor lessons for both able and disabled learners – hence reducing stress, cost and time of the learning to drive process.