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Do you have to declare a mobility steering wheel knob as a modification to your insurer?

A friend is disabled due to post-polio syndrome and recovering from a recent fall. He has a Toyota Yaris, automatic and would be able to drive it, if fitted with a steering wheel knob. However he is dubious about insurance, would he have to declare it to insurance company as a modification?

Asked on 10 October 2018 by jacorwd

Answered by Tim Kelly
As it is not a permanent fixture and can be removed, no he would not need to advise his insurer as it is is there to assist in his driving.
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