Also known as Drive DeVilbiss, Drive Medical is a world presence and has been in the mobility industry for over 20 years; this is shown through their innovative, high quality, and well-engineered product range that we see today. They strive to bring the very best they can in assisted living, helping those living with disability and mobility issues to enjoy greater comfort and freedom. – – Riser Recliner Chairs Not only do Drive Medical supply mobility aids help you while you’re on the go, they also offer a range of... Read More
A leading presence in the industry for over 30 years, TGA Mobility is a family run business that provides some of the finest mobility products in the UK. Their knowledge in the design and engineering process is always growing as they update existing models and create new innovative ranges. TGA’s range is sure to hold a model for everyone’s needs and budgets, whether that’s a wheelchair power pack or a class 3 mobility scooter. – – Wheelchairs & Wheelchair Accessories If it’s a reliable transit wheelchair that you’re after, TGA... Read More
In a world of expensive mobility aids and increasingly constricted disposable income, sometimes you just wish that there was more financial support available to make these products more accessible on a tight budget. Pro Rider Mobility is therefore very excited to announce that we have introduced a new 0% finance scheme as part of our increasing focus on product affordability and accessibility. Cost plays a significant part in the decision making process of investing in a new mobility aid. It is very common for people to opt for a cheaper... Read More
Naidex is now only a month away and we here at Pro Rider Mobility couldn’t be more excited – especially because we’ll be joining the event as an official exhibitor! Whether you’re a regular attendee or you’re discovering Naidex for the very first time, it’s an event not to be missed. Let’s take a look as to why you should be heading to Birmingham for this superb event.
We have already seen the remarkable stride forward in driver-less vehicles with the invention of the iconic Google driver-less car, so we can all pretty much expect to see our roads transformed over the next 50 years where driver-less technology will probably take over city taxi services. We already have driver-less trains in some part of the world, and plans are going ahead to have these on the underground in London very soon, so it will only be a matter of time before it will be commonplace on our roads... Read More
The Nuremberg toy fair will be a memorable one this year because the LEGO company revealed a wheelchair-using Lego figurine, complete with helper dog, for the first time in their history, following the #ToyLikeMe equality campaign.
A charity has spoken out about many disabled wheelchair users struggling to board buses and being left behind at bus stops. The Leonard Cheshire Disability charity conducted a survey amongst 179 wheelchair users and found that most had said they had been either turned away when buses are busy, or had been refused a space on a bus.
With an ageing population on the rise, the demand for mobility scooters is also growing. However, a recent news feature said this is being seen by some retailers as an opportunity to take advantage of pensioners looking for new mobility scooters. Prices for mobility scooters are reaching an all time high at £6,800 with some retailers, but are these high prices really justified?
A paralyzed designer has created comfortable and stylish jeans specifically for women who use wheelchairs. When you think about it, most of our clothing is made around a standard design without much consideration for the needs of people with disabilities. This is now set to change because of the influence of a lady called Heidi McKenzie, a T4 paraplegic who has designed a whole new jeans collection canned Alter Ur Ego, which have been created with people who use wheelchairs in mind.
Despite the difficulties experienced by some mobility scooter users while trying to use the nations network train services, other public transport sectors are looking to improve their service for passengers with disabilities. For the first time ever, mobility scooter users are going to be able to travel aboard buses and trams as part of a new trial being introduced by transport bosses.