When should I hire a mobility scooter?
Do You Need a Mobility Scooter? If you have trouble walking for extended periods of time, experience difficulty managing a walker, cane or crutches, then a scooter may be for you. Scooters are also helpful for people who use oxygen and need to conserve their energy.
Can you hire mobility scooters in Blackpool?
You can hire mobility scooters from us in Blackpool at low weekly rates from just £15.
How much is it to hire a mobility scooter in Blackpool?
We charge from £15 per week, the minimum rental period is just one week.
Do I need to pay road tax for a mobility scooter?
No, you do not need to pay road tax for one of our scooters.
Do I need to pay insurance for a mobility scooter?
No, you do not need insurance for a mobility scooter.
How fast do mobility scooters go?
Our scooters are either 4mp or 8mph.
What is the difference between a Class 2 and Class 3 mobility scooter?
Class 2 vehicles are those with an upper-speed limit of 4 mph (6 km/h) and are designed to be used on pavements. Class 3 vehicles are those with an upper-speed limit of 8 mph (12 km/h) and are equipped to be used on the road as well as the pavement.
How much does it cost to charge a mobility scooter battery?
Depending upon the size of your batteries, the charger is only 36 to 96 watts which at 16 pence a kWh and a 12-hour charge would be about 7 to 18 pence per charge.
Can you take a mobility scooter out in the rain?
When you’re out on your mobility scooter and unfortunately get caught in a rain shower, you can protect yourself with a protective cover. There are all-weather protective covers for most mobility scooters, which not only help to keep your scooter dry but also protect you from the elements too.
Can you take mobility scooters into shops?
Most bigger shops, and some small ones, are accessible to wheelchairs and scooters. Once inside the store it is your responsibility to drive safely and not damage the fittings, the stock, or hurt other shoppers or store workers.
How many miles can you do on a mobility scooter?
Our Scooters have a range of between 5 and 25 miles.
Is a 4 wheel scooter better than a 3 wheel scooter?
Anti-tip wheels make 3 wheel scooter a safe and stable option in most scenarios. A 4-wheeled scooter tends to be more stable and “surefooted” due to its wider wheelbase. There is also more room for your feet, and they are more stable on inclines.