Things You Should Consider Before Hiring a Mobility Scooter

Mobility scooters are a great way to get around when you are less mobile. They can help with getting out and about, going shopping or just enjoying the outdoors again. However, before you hire one it is important that you consider a few things. We have put together some tips …

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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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Common Problems with Mobility Scooters

The use of mobility scooters has become increasingly popular in recent years, providing many disabled people with a life line to the outside world and giving them an element of independence that would otherwise prove difficult. Generally speaking, mobility scooters are relatively reliable and need little maintenance. Mobility scooters have …

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Buying New vs Buying Second Hand Mobility Scooters

Buying a mobility scooter, like buying any vehicle, needs to receive careful consideration regarding your needs and the type of mobility scooter that can best meet those needs within your allocated budget. Before deciding whether to purchase a new or second hand mobility scooter you should consider the options available. …

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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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What to Do If You Breakdown in Your Mobility Scooter

Like any vehicle, a mobility scooter can suffer a breakdown regardless of how well it has been serviced. This is something that many users of mobility scooters fear, but there are a number of things that it is possible to do to reduce the risk to yourself if such a …

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Insuring a Mobility Scooter

At present, unlike car drivers, users of mobility scooters are not required to take out insurance before they can drive them. This is presuming that , like mobility scooter users, you only plan to drive on the pavement and don’t use it on the public highway. It may, however, be …

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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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Hiring Mobility Scooters and Wheelchairs on Holiday

Taking your own wheelchair or mobility scooter with you on holiday can be a pain, especially if you’re flying. You might also be in a position where you don’t need one day to day but where the wandering around that you’d like to do on holiday can easily wear you …

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