Although some mobility scooters and motorised wheelchairs can be used on public roads, you don’t need to have a driving licence and they don’t all need to be registered, however if you are using a Class 3 mobility scooter it is a legal requirement that you must register this with the DVLA to drive on the road. There is a separate set of rules that apply to non-road users too, so it’s important to know your legal obligations. To be able to use a mobility scooter you have to have some form... Read More
Summer is drawing to an end and we’re seeing a return to cooler weather. It’s going to get colder and wetter in the coming months, so it’s essential to ensure that your mobility scooter is well prepared. We’ve put together some useful tips to help you get out and about safely, no matter what the weather decides to throw at us. – – Check your road mobility scooters tyres Your mobility scooter tyres are the only point of contact with the ground, so they need to be robust, correctly inflated and in... Read More
If you already own a mobility scooter then you’re probably aware of the range of made-to-measure and off-the-peg covers that are available. But in these troubled times, have you stopped to think about the added benefits that mobility scooter covers offer? – – Types of mobility scooter covers When you think of covers in relation to mobility scooters, you probably think of all-weather canopies. The primary objective up until recently has been to keep you and / or your mobility scooter warm and dry. And because mobility scooters in the UK come... Read More
The coronavirus pandemic affected every single one of us, but none more so that those considered particularly vulnerable. Anyone with underlying health problems and people over the age of 60 were an immediate cause for concern and were advised to shield themselves from others at all costs. Suddenly lockdown became the new normal, with empty roads and pavements and deserted town centres. This was when people living with mobility issues really discovered how essential a foldable mobility scooter or electric wheelchair really is. With no need to wait around for someone else... Read More
Disability scooters come in a wide range of models, offering different features according to the user’s specific needs. But there’s still a great deal of confusion about the differences between the three classes of mobility scooters, so we’ve prepared this handy guide to guide you through your options. Class 1 is reserved for manual wheelchairs, so it’s Class 2 and Class 3 mobility scooters that we’ll focus our attention on. Class 2 mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs Many users of disability scooters are looking for something light and portable that will... Read More
There are so many opportunities to explore the world as a disabled individual, yet many wheelchair and mobility scooter users never go on their dream holiday because the idea of planning it seems too daunting a task. We’ve put together 8 valuable tips to help you successfully plan your disabled holiday and make that dream getaway a reality.
Feeling a little lost in the wilderness of mobility scooters? No need to fear – we’ve got you covered! Below, we’ve provided the answers to some of the most searched mobility scooter queries online so that you can feel more confident about taking your next steps towards mobility scooters.
If the time has come to invest in a mobility aid to help you with daily living, you will most certainly have come across the terms ‘mobility scooter’ and ‘electric wheelchair’ on your online shopping travels. Whilst both can offer you greater freedom and independence, it can be difficult to decide which investment is best for your individual needs, particularly if you are new to the world of mobility products. The great news is that we’ve done the hard work for you by putting together a comparative guide on mobility... Read More
Since the first model was invented over 40 years ago, mobility scooters have offered freedom and independence to millions of people all across the world. With so many models available on the market, however, choosing the right model can be a daunting task. Where on earth do you begin?
We are proud to announce that the well renowned consumer review magazine Which? has awarded our Pro Rider ELITE mobility scooter BEST BUY in its mobility scooter category.