Mobility Scooters, Bringing Independence in Your Life

Who can benefit from mobility scooters?

An electric mobility scooter can make a great difference to the quality of your life. If you find it difficult to move around due to some disability these vehicles are the solution to your problems. These scooters can provide you with the freedom to move around without having to rely on anyone.

Mobility scooters are quite suitable as a smooth locomotion vehicle for children, the young as well as elderly who are unable to walk due to some disability. Elderly people can easily ride mobility scooters to visit friends and relatives instead of having to walk long distances. People with arthritis and other joints related conditions can also move about freely without pain using these wonderful vehicles.

Which means you can visit the mall and shop around or visit the park for a breath of fresh air. Most scooters need a key to be started enabling them to be parked easily without concern.

Can they be used both outdoors as well as indoors?

They are widely used as mobility aids for moving around. Durable and stable these scooters are also quite convenient and can be modified for used within the house. Scooters designed for indoor use are compact and light. They are easy to transport and can be dissembled and packed in car trunks or vans.

These scooters for outdoor are usually heavier and have a larger battery with longer life. They also can move about at better speeds and are sturdy enough to tackle uneven terrain. Its aerodynamic and streamlined shape enables you to easily maneuver the vehicle while negotiating a sharp turn.

What features are offered?

Mobility scooters are usually 3 wheeled though you can also choose a 4 wheel scooter which provides better balance though less fluidity while turning. These battery powered vehicles can travel long distances, up to 35 miles before needing to be recharged.

Mobility scooters provide a great alternative from fuel powered vehicles. Not only do they cause less pollution but are significantly less noisy. These scooters come with larger seats equipped with arm rests and plenty of legroom. This ensures that you can sit comfortably without causing stress to any body part.

Some other facilities include an easy to read and access control panel with speed knob and horn. A battery gauge informs you when it’s time to recharge. Most scooters offer a weight capacity of about 250 to 300 lbs with speed capacity of around 4 mph.

The best part is that, mobility scooters are quite affordable as compared to the convenience and freedom or movement they offer. Ideal to be gifted to someone who needs it and for whom you care.

Source by Jason David Turner

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