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Drive FLEX – self folding Mobility Scooter


SAVE £300.00 RRP £2,295.00 ex VAT CCF Mobility Price £1,995.00 ex VAT The lightweight Folding Scooter has been designed to allow users to simply transport and store their scooter, making it ideal for easy travelling. Lightweight folding scooter weighing only 27.5kg Compact and easy… Continue Reading “Drive FLEX – self folding Mobility Scooter”

Illision Endurance – lightest scooter


SAVE £530.00 The lightest 4-wheel, car transportable, full suspension scooter in the world! Recomended price £2,525.00 CCF Mobility price £1,995.00 Ex VAT Key Features: Ultra-Lightweight lithium battery Manufactured with aircraft-grade aluminium Heaviest part when disassembled weighs less than 10kg All-round suspension with superbly comfortable… Continue Reading “Illision Endurance – lightest scooter”

Mobility Scooters Facts & Information


The Travel Mobility Scooter The “Boot Scoot” as it is known in the trade is a scooter that comes apart easily and can be packed into the boot of a car. This type of Mobility Scooter is ideal for going out for walks with… Continue Reading “Mobility Scooters Facts & Information”

4. Is your Wig-Wag Clear


4. Is Your Wig Wag Clear The Wig Wag is the bar you press to go forward or reverse. It must be in the rest position before you switch on the Mobility Scooter. Remedy Remove any bags from the handle bars Ensure the Wig… Continue Reading “4. Is your Wig-Wag Clear”

Q: AGM or GEL battery?


Q: AGM or GEL battery? A: An Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) is the standard Mobility Scooter battery, and is for general use. The Gelled Electrolyte (GEL) is capable of a deeper discharge and can be charged / discharged (cycled) more than a AGM battery; it… Continue Reading “Q: AGM or GEL battery?”

Q: What is battery capacity?


 Q: What is battery capacity? A: Battery capacity is the amount of charge your battery can hold. i.e. If you have a 50 amp/hour battery then when it is new, it will supply 50 amps for a period of 1 hour (100%) capacity. After… Continue Reading “Q: What is battery capacity?”

Q: Can I use car batteries in my Mobility Scooter?


 Q: Can I use car batteries in my Mobility Scooter? A: NO, car batteries are designed to give a short burst of very high current, but Mobility Scooter batteries are designed to provide long periods of constant low current.

Q: Are Mobility Batteries Safe?


Q: Are Mobility Batteries Safe? A: Yes they are Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) batteries, maintenance free and are accepted on all forms of transport including aircraft.

Q: Do I need to pass a test to ride my Mobility Scooter on the road?


Q: Do I need to pass a test to ride my Mobility Scooter on the road? A: Not at the moment, you come under a similar judgment as a bicycle.

Q: Can I drink and ride my mobility Scooter?


If you are on the road you are the same as any other road user, i.e. you can be prosecuted for drink driving.

Q: Do I need a road tax For my Mobility Scooter?


If your Mobility Scooter is a class 3 (has the capability of going over 4mph / 6kph) then yes, you need to register the scooter with the DVLA.

Q: If I ride on the road, do I need to follow the Highway Code?


If I ride on the road, do I need to follow the Highway Code?

Q: What speed will my Mobility Scooter go?


A road scooter has a switch to drop down to 4mph (6kph) for pavement use.

Note: It is against the UK law to go faster than 4mph (6kph) on pavements.

Q: Can I use my Mobility Scooter on the motorway?


NO … No … NO

VAT Exemption For Mobility Products


Who Qualifies for VAT Exemption The zero-rating of goods for disabled people depends in part upon the status of the recipient and part upon the use of the goods. The person must be chronically sick or disabled, and the goods must be used for… Continue Reading “VAT Exemption For Mobility Products”

Mobility Scooter Batteries


Q: Can I use car batteries in my Mobility Scooter?
A: NO, car batteries are designed to give a short burst of very high current, but Mobility Scooter batteries are designed to provide long periods of constant low current

Mobility Scooters in the snow


Mobility Scooters with snow chains

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