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The world of mobility scooters has change a lot over the years with modern technology and inovation making scooter mobility available for the most demanding applications. From nippy road legal scooters to powerful scooters for long haul journeys. Or a scooter than can travel on the beach or tackle difficult terrains - even ones that can cope with steps! Forget the restrictions of disability  and look at the world of mobility with a range of heavy duty scooters that can take you anywhere, now available in the UK.

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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 items such as chair lifts, adaptations, wheelchairs and scooters. Read more and where to apply on our 'Financial Assistance' page.
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Kinds of movement scooter. In respect of the law, disability wheelchairs and scooters are divided into 2 classifications. Class 2 scooters / wheelchairs are meant for pavement use only they can travel at the maximum of 4mph, the legal limit for their usage is the pavement only. Class 3 scooters / power chairs are intended for use on the road or the pavement and can reach up to 8mph, but need to have a setting that can restrict their speed to 4mph for usage on the pavement. They also need to be fitted with lights and indicators and be registered with the DVLA to be used on the road.
Lots of marketing products divide this even more and class 2 scooters into 2 classifications based upon their style.

Three categories are used in total:
Class 2 boot scooter: dismantles or folds to be carried in a cars and truck boot.
Class 2 pavement scooter: larger, not intended for automobile boot use.
Class 3 roadway scooter: designed for roadway use.

eis study reports on 3 particular elements of the electric scooter market:
Mobility scooter market trends:- Published business market information and two current market studies of the mobility sector by the Workplace of Fair Trading (OFT) and Consumer Focus have actually been examined to help figure out the existing size of the movement scooter market, numbers of UK scooter users and future trends. Market data and patterns were likewise talked about with a variety of key market stakeholders consisting of the British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA), Motability and a sample of sellers and suppliers.

Profile of mobility scooter users. A new study of 480 scooter users was conducted and utilized to obtain a statistical profile of movement scooter users' background, scooter usage, acquiring concerns and safety. Making use of this information, a set of five personalities has been developed for use in policy making. These serve to demonstrate the wide range of scooter users' profiles, motivations and experiences.

Consultation on class 3 movement scooters:-. An assessment workshop was held with agents from scooter user groups, companies and regulative bodies to specifically check out problems affecting the purchase and use of class 3 mobility scooters, designed for road use, consisting of the sales process, licensing, registration and insurance.
Our review of released market data and research study and consultation to examine market size and trends discovered that:
There is a lack of comprehensive, dependable commercial data on the size of the mobility scooter market. Published data focuses on sales value rather than units sold. "Finest quotes" put the variety of systems offered annually at roughly 80,000 and overall variety of UK users at around 300-350,000.? All data and our consultation confirm high levels of annual sales development in the sector (5-10%) with proof of increased advertising and a broadening range of retail choices, professional and mainstream shops, charity trading arms, pre-owned sales, brochure and online sellers.
Online retail is growing and offers substantially more affordable products, but does not give customers the very same opportunities for the needed user evaluation and training that all stakeholders recommend.

Movement scooters market research study:-
Prices of mobility scooters vary widely. Suggested list prices (RRPs) are widely released however do not accurately represent sales prices which are frequently significantly lower.
Sscooters have an unpredictable status: are they a "special needs" or a "lifestyle" item? This obscurity could impact exemption of VAT on purchase.
Mobility scooters are fairly robust and can be used for a variety of years.
Some stakeholders kept in mind that efficiency claims made by manufacturers and providers, especially with respect to battery life, range, speed and climbing ability, are often undependable.
Our UK-wide 480 person study to investigate the profile and experiences of mobility scooter users discovered that:
53% of respondents were under 65 years of ages, suggesting that scooter users include numerous younger people.
48% of respondents owned a wheelchair as well as a movement scooter and 27% owned more than one type of mobility scooter.? Many participants were reliant on their movement scooter: 74% said they would not make the very same journeys if they could not use their scooter.
Class 2 boot scooters were the most typical kind of scooter owned.
Almost all respondents took a trip on the pavement and 45% took a trip on roadways.
21% of respondents reported accidents or events on their scooter, mostly on pavements. Nevertheless, most of these were fairly minor and involved tipping not crashes.
59% had actually gotten some training in using a mobility scooter.
51% of mobility scooters owned were bought from a shop and 30% were bought online (the remainder were purchased from pals or acquaintances or through printed advertisements in eg papers).
Our assessment workshop with stakeholders to talk about concerns of concern around class 3 mobility scooter users found that:
New purchasers are not guaranteed access to good information and evaluation of their requirements due to a lack of available product information and suggestions about the best ways to figure out scooter viability for a specific user.
There is a perceived absence of training and familiarisation opportunities essential to make sure safe use of scooters.
The purpose and specific requirements of the registration of class 3 movement scooters are not clear.
Scooter legislation is typically not followed by buyers, retailers or producers, either since it is not understood or because of flaws in the system.
There is a viewed lack of interest in policing the policies impacting using mobility scooters and an absence of information on the real threats of scooter use.
Getting rid of mobility scooters after use has problems-- recycling is difficult and expensive, and registration requirements cause issues with both disposal and re-sale.

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