I was pleased to read Keith Crain's Feb. 14 comments that vehicle manufacturers should do more to help aftermarket builders of special-purpose vehicles meet the needs of those with disabilities ("The handicapped deserve more help").
At some point in life we all have limitations on vision, hearing and mobility. By age 50, most of us need vision adaptation to read and see, yet instrument panels are minimally adapted for those with low vision.
I am legally blind with glaucoma, which means that I have less than 20 degrees field of view in the better of my eyes. I have driven legally with my 20-25 vision this past decade.
I've had to search for a special wide-angle rearview mirror, and I adjust side mirrors to maximize the view of cars in the side-passing blind spots. I turn my head to check for traffic on every lane-change maneuver.
Detroit could easily provide the needed options of dual-image side mirrors to cover the side blind spots better, wide-angle rearview mirrors and gauges that are more visible. But Detroit doesn't do it.