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The Stander HandyBar is a portable assistive device designed to help people with mobility problems get into or out of automobiles. It is small enough to be stored in the side pocket of a car door when not in use.
From the website: "The HandyBar is a 3-in-1 automotive safety tool that allows the user to easily sit or stand safely while entering or exiting their vehicle, offering support and protecting from falls. It fits securely into either the passenger or driver side of the door of almost all types of vehicles and provides optimal leverage. It's perfect for the elderly, injured, or anyone who needs help getting in and out of cars... Weight capacity is 350 pounds."
Our explorers discussed this and a similar product called the carcane here:
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