Mobility Scooter Points and Safety Tips

Mobility scooters, because of their size are generally recommended for outdoor use? Young and old can enjoy the ease and freedom of getting out and about. Mobility scooters are usually battery powered. A battery or two is stored on board the scooter and is charged via an on board or separate battery charger unit from standard electric power. Mobility scooters offer you the freedom to perform many activities that you may not be able to do otherwise. We have new and used scooters for mobility available for purchase.

Mobility scooters need regular charging, so you must have access to electricity. If you are charging your mobility scooter outside a plug-in circuit breaker will provide extra safety.

Travel mobility scooters are superb for shopping and getting out and about. Travel scooters are mobility devices that are designed to be easily disassembled and assembled in a matter of minutes. After it has been broken down it can be easily placed in the trunk or back seat of a car.

Electric scooters are ideal for out-of-home activities, as they glide smoothly and easily over a variety of surfaces. There are even portable motorized scooters that can be stowed in the trunk of your car to take along with you. Electric scooters provide the same mobility as wheelchairs, but may be easier to manage via the scooter front steering tiller.

Safety Points

You wouldn’t let some one who has reached the legal age to drive take the family car without having a license. You want to make sure that the person knows how to drive so that they don’t hurt others or them selves.

Here are some simple yet practical safety tips for Motor Scooter riders to follow.

Always ride on the footpath where possible – Remember that not all vehicle drivers are good drivers.

You should always have a flag attached to the rear of the scooter so that you can be seen easily from a distance.

If you live in a warm climate then a sunshade should also be used. If you are going to be out in the sun for a period of time, a sunshade will protect you from heat stroke and help preserve your body’s moisture content.

Keep a mini survival kit in your carrier – Make sure that you keep a bottle of water along with sunscreen, a hat and any medication that you may use – If you get held up you have the vital things for any emergency.

Make sure that you battery is charged – You don’t want to wait for someone to help you.