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While powered scooters give to those with limited mobility greater freedom, powered chairs or as sometimes referred to as electric wheelchairs or power chairs open up a new world of disability independance for those with greater special and mobility needs.

Todays range of power chairs embraces latest technology providing features and ability to satisfy every mobility need for those with disabilities. From specialy designed every day home models to road legal power chairs and all terrain powerful wheelchairs the choice has never been greater. Even sports models for playing football or on road bike racing!

Mobility UK Offers a fantastic range of power chairs from the worlds best manufacturers for indoor and outdoor road legal or cross country use.

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Note* UK VAT, in many cases mobility accessories including wheelchairs and scooters are classed as VAT free. Please also note all 'road legal' (8mph) powered scooters and wheelchairs must be registered with DVLA. You may be entitled to a grant or assistance towards buying larger mobility items such as chair lifts, adaptations, wheelchairs and scooters. Read more and where to apply on our 'Financial Assistance' page.
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Training and safety of scooter users a study
283 owners had gotten training or practice on utilizing a mobility scooter securely. 200 had gotten training from the merchant they bought the movement scooter from, and 109 got training from another organisation, such as a regional charity.
Respondents who had actually bought their mobility scooter online were somewhat less most likely to have received training-- 34% had actually been trained by a seller and 16% by other organisation.
100 owners stated that they had had an occurrence that made them feel unsafe while utilizing a mobility scooter. Those that had actually were given the opportunity to describe their experience in a freeform action.
The most common experience was tipping over while using the mobility scooter. Uneven or sloping pavements and rough terrains were determined as reasons for instability. Some participants had also tipped while turning a corner or trying to climb up a steep gradient. A few discussed that they were utilizing a three-wheeled mobility scooter at the time.
Crashes and near-misses were also reported with pedestrians, cars and bicyclists, although none were referred to as causing major injury. Respondents tended to blame the other celebration in these events, suggesting that pedestrians disregard movement scooters or anticipate them to stop rapidly. Some respondents also pointed out sensation risky around traffic typically.

A few scooter owners kept in mind that problems with the mobility scooter's controls were to blame-- e.g. braking with a long stopping distance, or catching or knocking the speed control. It ought to be kept in mind that previous research study has recognized worry about the usability of movement scooter controls.
Respondents more frequently reported experiencing incidents while travelling on the pavement, rather than on the road-- this holds true even when permitting that more participants took a trip on the pavement. Respondents who reported using a movement scooter on the road were also a little less likely to have actually experienced an incident.
One explanation for this is that individuals who use mobility scooters on the road do so due to the fact that they are more positive and careful chauffeurs by nature; they either do not experience as many occurrences or do not find them unsettling adequate to report. Alternatively, it might be that pavements and kerbs provide more chances for accidents owing to bad upkeep and the existence of pedestrians.
Training had just a small effect on whether the participant had actually experienced an incident: 19% of skilled users had experienced one, compared with 23% of inexperienced users and 21% of users in general.
Some evidence of unsafe behaviour was found: of those respondents who owned a movement scooter but not a class 3, 24% reported utilizing a movement scooter on the road. It could be that these respondents were using their class 2 to drive along the road unlawfully; nevertheless, it's also possible that they were reporting times when they were just crossing the roadway.

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