Helen, who lost her hands and legs following a late diagnosis of meningitis at the age of 22, is working with the mobility specialists BAS, to raise awareness of their recently launched BAS Push Pull hand controls.
Helen trained as a journalist with ITV Anglia News before becoming a transport campaigner. She was awarded an MBE in 2015 for the work she did on behalf of disabled motorists. Helen now works as an independent Mobility consultant and frequently writes articles for the Motability website as well as other publications. She also chairs the personal mobility working group at the Disabled Person’s Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC), is a member of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) consumer panel and chairs her local Driving Mobility board, East Anglian Driveability.
Helen Dolphin said:
“Like many disabled drivers I have had pretty much the same hand controls since my very first vehicle and I’m now on my fifth car. I have always stuck with the same controls as I never saw any reason to change – but now I do! The
The newly launched hand controls come with a range of handles and
An added bonus of this design is that on 95% of vehicles, there is no cutting or reshaping of the vehicle’s trim or components when fitting. This means they are really easy to remove, which is important if you are a private owner wishing to sell.
Bill Bradley, Owner
“We are absolutely thrilled to be working with Helen as the new brand ambassador for BAS. Helen is such an inspirational lady and what better person to be an advocate for our brand new Push/Pull Brake/Accelerator. It is so important
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Helen Dolphin MBE