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Disability scooters for different disabilities

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Disability scooters for different disabilities

Different disabilities present different symptoms and challenges, which in turn might affect your choice of a mobility scooter. Although nobody knows their disability and how it affects day to day life better than the person who has it, Continue reading

How to stay legal on a mobility scooter

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We all want to stay on the right side of the law, so if you are thinking of buying or leasing, or if you have just taken delivery of your new vehicle,

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How to insure a mobility scooter

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If you are just about to buy a new mobility scooter, or even a second hand one, you will want to make sure that you are covered should anything go wrong. However, ‘how to insure a mobility scooter’ is perhaps only a part of the question you may be asking, Continue reading

How can I keep my mobility scooter roadworthy

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This article offers a few useful tips on maintaining your mobility scooter. Whether brand new or previously owned, you will want to keep it in good condition and make sure you comply with the law. The first and most important point to cover when asked

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Am I entitled to the Motability Scheme?

Motability-Scheme

Mobility scooters are becoming ever more popular, as more and more people discover they can use one to regain lost freedom and independence caused by a disability. The Motability Scheme is likely to be of particular interest to those who qualify for it. It is available to those in receipt of certain benefits and offers convenience, choice, affordability and peace of mind. We will help you find out the main benefits of the scheme for the end user.

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How do mobility scooter controls work?

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Rather like cars, most mobility scooter controls work in similar ways but with certain differences between makes and models and just like cars, there will be some which feel more comfortable or intuitive to you than others.

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Rules For Mobility Scooter Users

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You’ve read up on all the buying advice and chosen your mobility scooter. You may already have taken delivery of a new vehicle. Now you will want to make sure you are up to date with any legal requirements and know the rules and regulations that will affect you. Is there a highway code for mobility scooter users, do you need tax, MOT, insurance or a driving licence?

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Types of mobility scooter batteries

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Whether you are buying your mobility scooter brand new or second-hand, the battery is one of the most important things to get right. Equally, if you already have your mobility scooter, you need to know how to take proper care of the battery. In this article, we aim to give a bit more detail about the different types of batteries and to help you chose the right one.

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Mobility Scooter Checklist

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mobility scooter checklist

This is a mobility scooter checklist of the most important things to take into consideration before buying a mobility scooter, especially if for the first time. Starting with a list of questions to ask yourself about your specific needs to help you draw up a checklist of specifications and features which answer those needs. Here we include some suggestions about what to ask the sales-person and some pointers to help you get the right deal if you decide to buy second-hand.

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Travelling with a mobility scooter

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Before purchasing a mobility scooter, you will want to make sure that when it comes to travelling with a mobility scooter further than the range of the scooter, either by bus or train, taxi or by plane, that you can take your scooter with you. Here you can find out the most important factors to take into consideration before choosing which scooter to buy, whether you commute to work daily or want to visit friends or relatives in other towns, or even want to fly off to sunny beaches on holiday, you will want to know what features to look out for, and what the rules and regulations are. Continue reading

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