Electric Mobility Scooters
Electric Mobility scooters are three and four-wheeled medical scooters that are designed for individuals with limited mobility. Mobility scooters are similar to power chairs, except they are steered more like a motor vehicle.There are a few considerations that you should make when choosing your mobility scooter:
- How many wheels do you want?
- Do you need a bariatric scooter?
- Do you need accessories with your scooter?
Choose from a variety of comfortable adult mobility scooters to meet your lifestyle. Three-wheeled mobility scooters for adults are typically narrower and can be easier to maneuver in smaller spaces. Four-wheeled mobility scooters are ideal for individuals requiring a wider seat and foot area. Once you've selected mobility scooter that meets your needs, be sure to accessorize with optional sun shades, carry bags, arm totes and more!
Types of Mobility Scooters
Electric 3-Wheel Mobility Scooters - These are smaller options are often lighter than the four-wheeled models. As such, they are typically better for use indoors and are better suited to handle sharp turns. Since their wheels are smaller, they should only be driven on pavement and smooth surfaces.
Electric 4-Wheel Mobility Scooters - These are larger, road-ready options that are usually stronger than their three-wheeled counterparts. They are often equipped with a flag, light indicators, and even a little horn, making them safe for taking on motorways. With their increased size, they boast a larger motor, making them faster than their three-wheeled cousins. Due to the increased capabilities, these vehicles are usually classified under Class 3 vehicles.
Heavy Duty Mobility Scooters - These have weight capacities of up to 500 lbs, and are strong enough to accommodate most users. Most have bigger seats, arm rests, and foot rests that can be more comfortable for some users. Moreover, they also tend to feature bigger motors, wider bases, and larger tires, enabling them to handle even the toughest terrain.
Folding Mobility Scooters - These are compact options that fold together as one piece for easy storage and transport. They are also less bulky than other options so they can squeeze into tighter spaces, and increasing your freedom.
Mobility Scooter Accessories - There are many items that can improve, customize, or accentuate a user's riding experience. Choose from arm totes, seat belts, baskets, lights and more. All of these can help to make your ride easier and more comfortable.