Mobility scooters, have over time, become more and more popular, as a day to day mode of transportation, for not only the elderly, but also for those unable to walk long distances, or in fact, for people of all ages, who have sustained certain injuries. A mobility scooter will enable the user, to retain total Freedom and independence and to access their local community and enjoy life to the fullest. People often make the transition, from driving a motor vehicle, into driving a mobility scooter, without any issues, or reservations at all. While others may require a little more reassurance and assistance.
Compared to a car, mobility scooters are extremely cheap to run, safe to use and without a doubt, very easy to handle and control and I almost forgot to mention, that they are also fun to drive. When someone is no longer safe to drive a car, or they feel the time is right, to hand in their drivers’ licence, then a mobility scooter, is a great replacement to help you enjoy life to the fullest.
Whilst in certain States of Australia, there is currently no requirement to obtain, or hold a mobility scooter licence, or need to register a mobility scooter, we would always recommend, that you speak to your doctor, or a healthcare professional to discuss whether you are safe to drive a mobility scooter.
The mobility scooter industry has evolved significantly over the past 10 to 15 years, with lower pricing, new and safer technology and more legislation being introduced to reflect increased competition. The demand for more improved mobility scootersafety and mobility scooter functionality, has now more than ever, become more obvious to mobility scooter Importers, retailers and consumers.
When deciding whether to buy a mobility scooter or not, there are many factors to consider. We at Freedom Mobility Scooters, have around 20 years of experience, helping you choose the right model mobility scooter, at a price, which meets your expectations.