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Are you trying to find a site on handicap scooters? Mobility scooters (aka handicap scooters or medical scooters) are designed for people who have some mobility but are challenged by slopes or walking distances.

The powered mobility scooter has become the alternative to the electric wheelchair. Early scooters were small, front-wheel drive models designed primarily for indoor use, with little power and limited range. Newer models, however, offer greater range and the ability to transverse outdoor terrain. Most mobility scooters have a range of options, check with our recommended suppliers for the different options available with different models.

A handicap scooter is a fantastic way for people with some mobility problems to get around inside their homes, the grocery store, the shopping mall and other important places in their neighborhood. If you are fatigued after walking short distances, you can maintain your independence with the use of a fun and comfortable mobility scooter.

A wide range of accessories also are offered on most scooters, such as crutch and cane holders, oxygen carriers, front and rear baskets, trailers, headlights, tail lights, horns, canopies, and others. Some manufacturers even offer sidecars to allow an additional passenger. As when purchasing a car, options and additional features increase the base cost of the unit, but accessories should be evaluated in light of their capacity to create a mobility aid which provides maximum user independence. At the same time, it should be kept in mind that some options may decrease battery life, maneuverability, and/or travel range.

A standard Handicap Scooter (Mobility Scooter) has three or four wheels and can assist those with limited mobility such as the elderly, stroke survivors or those with severe arthritis. Handicap scooters also help to increase the mobility of those limited by progressive conditions such as multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy or mild cerebral palsy. Mobility scooters / handicap scooters come in a number of different styles which can accommodate a wide range of customer needs.

In addition to the standard features common to all scooters discussed above, manufacturers offer a variety of standard features and optional accessories. Most scooters are equipped with a key lock for turning the scooter on and off, thus conserving battery life and preventing unauthorized use; a battery-level indicator (an indispensable asset if the scooter is not charged daily or in situations of extended use); and a proportional speed controller to limit maximum speed.

Submitted by:

Jerry Hall Leo

Are you trying to find a site on handicap scooters? Mobility scooters (aka handicap scooters or medical scooters) are designed for people who have some mobility but are challenged by slopes or walking distances. Find out more about Handical Scooter at http://www.smartreviewguide.com/handicapscooter



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