Dealing With Mobility Scooter Rage

Mobility scooter rage, like road rage, can be an unpleasant fact of life. There are, however, coping strategies to help you deal with any such instances, although mobility scooter rage is a relatively rare event. Should you be on the receiving end of such abuse it is important to try …

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What is the London Freedom Pass?

Anyone living in London is eligible for a London Freedom Pass as long as they are over 60 years old or have an eligible disability. To find out details of what constitutes an eligible disability contact your local council responsible for issuing the passes. Local councils also have the ability …

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Travel Pass for Disabled Son Visiting London?

The London freedom pass is only available to those people living in London. This is because funding for the pass comes from local authorities. Holders of this pass are allowed free travel on the city’s tube,tram and bus network 24 hours a day,seven days a week. However the national free …

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Maintaining a Mobility Scooter

To ensure that your mobility scooter remains in good working order there are numerous things you can do to make sure it lasts as long as possible. Each scooter is different, so it is important that you follow the manufacturer’s recommendations in the manual that came with your scooter. Cleaning …

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Paying a Fair Price for a Used Mobility Scooter

There is a huge range of mobility scooters to choose from, ranging from the light weight 3 wheel variety, suitable mainly for short distance trips, to the more substantial 4 wheel type, which are not only usually more robust, but often have a higher speed as well. How much is …

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The Motability Car Scheme Explained

The purchase and adaptation of a car can prove to be an expensive exercise. Motability, a not for profit organisation, operate the Motability Scheme, which enables disabled drivers to either purchase or lease a car at a price which is affordable. If you are in receipt of the War Pensioners’ …

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What to Do If You’re Disabled and You Breakdown

Breaking down in your car is never a pleasant experience whatever the weather or time of day, but if you are a disabled driver it can be even more frustrating and worrying, especially if you are broken down in the middle of a bus route and unable to move your …

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Motorcycle Riding for Disabled Drivers

Many disabled people may think that, depending on their disability, that they will never be able to ride a motorcycle. Advances in technology have now made the possibility of many disabled drivers taking control of a motorcycle a reality. If you need to carry mobility equipment with you, such as …

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Travelling with Disabled Children

Most children enjoy travelling and this is especially beneficial for children who are disabled, as it allows them the opportunity to experience the wider world and enjoy the same opportunities as a non disabled child. Travelling By Car If you are the parent of a disabled child, who needs additional …

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Disabled Visitors to Historic Buildings

Visiting historic buildings, often with their many steps, narrow doorways and lack of internal lifts, can be a great challenge to the less mobile visitor, especially if they are a full time wheelchair or mobility scooter user. The original builders and designers of historic buildings, such as castles, did not …

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