Mobility scooters or electric mobility scooters are a great way to travel for the disabled, the elderly and for those who the lack the stamina to walk even short distances.
Mobility scooters come in different ranges suited either for short distance or long distance travel. It helps save energy by helping you to cross long hallways in buildings or around the house, to move around long shopping aisles in local grocery stores and even turning corners in the hospitals which is difficult to do with crutches and wheelchairs.
The distance range varies with the model going from 8 miles to 30 miles. Mobility scooters come with either 3 wheels or 4 wheels and vary in their weight as well. It can be lightweight or heavy duty depending on the load you need to carry. Some are even capable of carrying as much as 500 pounds. Portable mobility scooters are great for those who like going to parks, shopping etc as it is easy to take apart, fit into your car and reassemble.
Mobility scooters come in makes such as those meant for off-road driving, driving on roads, pavements and even difficult terrains. Mobility scooters are easy to maintain although it is better to store in a dry place as continuous exposure to rain can ruin the seats. Keep it clean, charge the batteries according to the manufacture’s guide and service it at the recommended intervals.
Also, to ensure the safety of the users mobility scooters come with a number of safety features such as front & rear lights, head & arm rests, horn, rear view mirror, brakes, charge level indicators, high visibility reflectors, improved suspension and many more.