Originally Posted by Stitchawl
That's where it was in the '56 Chevy that I learned to drive in, and where it stayed for years. In fact, I really can't remember when it was moved to the steering column. I'm too used to the dimmer switch being on the handlebar... but I remember when there was an 'on-off' switch for bike headlights...
My first "new" car, an '81 Ford EXP, had the dimmer on the steering column. But it was based on the Escort, so it had been up there a while. I wouldn't mind if it was still on the floor.
When I was very young I encountered an old (even then) car with the starter switch on the floor.